Samantha Morton will topline Cecilia Miniucchi's "Expired," a dark comedy about parking-enforcement officers who find love. Other thesps circling the project include Peter Sarsgaard and Teri Garr…
Chatsworth, Calif.-based Image Entertainment has licensed 30 films, including "The Shadow Boxer," "Heaven and Hell" and "The Magic Blade," from Celestial Pictures' catalog of Shaw Brothers films for…
"The Legend of Zorro," showing far more traction overseas than domestically, dominated the foreign box office for the second straight weekend with $17.5 million at 6,150 playdates in 60 markets.
Walt Disney watched its first inhouse CGI toon "Chicken Little" open stronger than expected, clucking up $40.1 million from 3,654 theaters. Universal's Gulf War drama "Jarhead" also opened strong…
In just three years, Alexander van Duelmen has gone from being jobless to managing one of Eastern Europe's biggest independent distribution outfits.
Fighting off dismal returns in the U.S., "The Legend of Zorro" swung into theaters around the world over the Oct. 28-30 frame to win the day at the overseas B.O.
Russia has its first integrated production-distrib-exhib company, after media investor Prof-Media confirmed Nov. 1 that it had acquired a controlling stake in leading producer and distribber Central…
He's in Los Angeles for the AFI Fest with a hit film and he's looking for a Stateside business partner. But he can afford to be picky.
London Eye: Kirk Jones spent a long time getting "Nanny McPhee" right. The fact that shooting finished in July 2004 but the film was only released two weeks ago tells its own tale about his extended…
Europe has another mega film studio. On Oct. 19, the 130-ton doors of soundstage 5 at Spain's Ciudad de la Luz clunked shut for filming on "La dama boba," a spirited Spanish 17th-century romantic…
Filipino filmmakers may have finally found what it takes to save their local film industry -- digital technology.