U.K. box office grosses for 2008 were up 5% on the previous year to £949 million ($1.44 billion), according to figures released Friday by the Cinema Exhibitors' Assn.
When sellers trek to Sundance this week, they will be peddling a host of star-driven projects, ranging from a gritty Antoine Fuqua cop drama with Richard Gere and Ethan Hawke, to a gay buddy comedy…
Call it another kind of French paradox: The French love their graphic novels, but the films based on them usually don't leave much impression.
"Babine" was the surprise hit of the holiday season in Quebec and is still going strong six weeks into its run in French Canada.
"Mad Men," "30 Rock" and director Paris Barclay each scored double TV nominations from the DGA while David Fincher received a commercials nom to go along with his feature mention for "The Curious…
Judging by last week's Consumers Electronics Show and Television Critics Assn. confab, it will be a lean scene on the fest and tradeshow circuit this year.
Russia's biggest-budget movie ever, the nearly $40 million sci-fi actioner "Obitaemyi ostrov" (Inhabited Island), opened with a bang, taking in more than $15 million locally in its first weekend.
Kristin Scott Thomas and Anne-Marie Duff have joined the cast of Sam Taylor-Wood's debut feature "Nowhere Boy," about the late former Beatle John Lennon.
Russia's decision to cut off European gas supplies Wednesday as its dispute with Ukraine escalated has left cinema audiences shivering in the worst affected countries, including Bosnia and Bulgaria.
E! Entertainment has greenlit a docu-soap that showcases the lives of female actresses in hip-hop videos.
Legit and booking agent Roland Scahill has joined the Gersh Agency's theater department, which is now led by Gersh agent and partner John Buzzetti.