Jean-Pierre Jeunet will take over from Claude Lelouch as chairman of the Tokyo Intl. Film Festival competition jury, fest officials have announced. Lelouch had to step down because of a change in the…
Distrib IMX will roll out a director's cut of Korean hit "April Snow" to theaters in Fukuoka and Nagoya following its record-breaking bow. The pic recorded 3,492 admissions and a B.O. take of…
The American Chamber of Commerce in China has launched an initiative with central Beijing city authorities to set up a zone downtown where they will crack down on the sale of pirated goods.
"Traces of Love" gets by on smooth technique and local star power but consistently promises more than it delivers. Story about a guy who loses his fiancee in an accident and many years later meets a…
Italian bookers are hoping "The Devil Wears Prada" and "World Trade Center," Yank pics that have already proven their worth at the European box office, can revitalize flagging biz, while in France…
Finnish pic "Jade Warrior" is getting a head start in China as Warner China Film HG Corp. prepares to release the adventure yarn on a muscular 150 prints in 70 cities.
The 2006 AFI Fest will close with the world preem of writer-director Zhang Yimou's "Curse of the Golden Flower." Pic, which stars Chow Yun Fat and Gong Li, recently was selected as China's entry for…
Random House Films has set the next project on its development slate, optioning Ross McDonald's "The Galton Case" from publisher's own backlist.
Henry Winterstern’s First Look Studios has picked up the film rights to “The Three Stooges,” but bringing Larry, Moe and Curly to the bigscreen will be no laughing matter. In development for years…
Universal Pictures has acquired “Secret Agent Men,” a buddy action comedy pitch to be developed as a directing vehicle for John Hamburg. Hamburg hatched the idea and developed the story with Scott…
Lucasfilm has won a $20 million judgment against British firm Shepperton Design Studios and its owner, Andrew Ainsworth, over pirated "Star Wars" merchandise.