Borat’s big box office

Despite having the US theatrical distribution of "Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorius Nation of Kazakhstan", slashed considerably, creator/lead actor Sacha Baron Cohen (Ali G) must be revelling in the film’s outstanding box office for its opening weekend - a whopping $26.4m.

No more big budgets for Lucas

Star Wars creator George Lucas plans to focus on television projects in the future. Lucas has reportedly come to the conclusion that making movies is too high risk as blockbuster budgets today are in the region of $200m.

Cruise, Wagner and MGM unite

It's been a busy year for Tom Cruise (Mission Impossible, The Last Samurai) - couch-hopping antics on Oprah, home-style ultrasounds during Katie Holmes’s pregnancy, losing some of his female fan base, being dumped by Paramount Studios and now, if media reports are to be believed, making sure Holmes loses her post pregnancy weight before their upcoming nuptials.

Wildlife Filmaking Scholarships up for grabs

The Wildlife Film Academy is offering scholarships, sponsored by the National Film and Video Foundation, to prospective wildlife filmmakers from previously isadvantaged communities

Disney goes lean

In a demonstration of the other side of merchandising, imdb.com's Studio Briefing reports that The Walt Disney Co. has announced a company-wide...

Rethinking Hollywood

Todd Wagner, CEO of 2929 and founder of the Todd Wagner Foundation pointed out that 15- to 18-year olds were driving many of the dominant industry ...

Pierce Brosnan joins the star list in Cannes

The stars of Prison Break are not the only heartthrobs at MIPCOM 2006: former James Bond Pierce Brosnan is also be in Cannes to promote the sequel...

2006 LATIN FILM FESTIVAL

The third Latin Film Festival at Cinema Nouveau screened by Jameson cinemas will take place this month.

Film Australia launches clips on Google Video

Film Australia announced on 28 September that it had launched a selection of clips from its extensive archive of Australian audio-visual materia...

Top stars for Hood film

Hollywoodreporter.com reports that Oscar winner Reese Witherspoon (Walk The Line, Vanity Fair) and Oscar nominee Jake Gyllenhaal (Brokeback...
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