Thalia To Receive Hollywood Walk Of Fame Star
link "In the global race for jobs, and industries, the thing we do better than anybody else is creativity. That's something that can't be copied." The US entertainment industry is well aware of competition abroad, especially from China. Jason Squire teaches movie business at the University of Southern California, and said China generates the second largest box office revenue in the world. Squire said: "It just seems logical that in some five years or six years (China) will overtake US as the strongest box office, the highest box office producing market in the world. So this gets the attention of filmmakers everywhere, who certainly want their product exposed to as many audience members, customers, as possible." Film students are learning how to make their films more attractive to international audiences.
Hollywood Is Dreaming of a Black Christmas
Confidential" has finally come forth with a stunning admission -- for years he served as an Israeli spy, buying arms on its behalf and boosting its alleged nuclear program. In a far-reaching interview aired Monday with Israel's Channel 2 TV's flagship investigative program "Uvda," Milchan detailed a series of clandestine affairs in which he was involved and particularly how he helped purchase technologies Israel allegedly needed to operate nuclear bombs. "I did it for my country and I'm proud of it," said Milchan, who ran a successful fertilizer company in Israel before making it big in Hollywood. Even there, he says he continued with his clandestine work while maintaining close ties with Israel's leadership.
Hollywood reports: Cast for 'The Prince' includes Cusack, Patric, Rain
I also was able to catch him in a play in New York City this year, and now the openly gay actor (listed in the OUT 100 list just a few years back) has taken on a new project, and I needed to learn more. Gregory G. Allen: It's been a few months since I last saw you in New York at the start of summer in Moonlight & Love Songs . What have you been up to since then? Gerald McCullouch: Scott Sickles wrote such an amazing play, didn't he?
(As it happens, Pacific Rim, a movie extremely hard on Hong King real estate, happened to be one of the top grossing pictures read here in China this year.) Producer Janet Yang has stories of her own, as when she worked with the Walt Disney Company to create a Chinese version of High School Musical. They partnered with a Chinese company, Huayi Brothers Media. As she recalls, Huayi Brothers advised Disney, "You can't expect a movie with no stars to do well." Chinese blockbusters tend to be star-driven. To drive up the film's ticket sales, Huayi Brothers suggested building a fan base for the film's young actors by making them into a band and taking them on a song and dance tour around the country. "Basically, Disney rejected that idea," Yang said ruefully, "They said no, because the brand that were the whole reason we're doing this movie is to promote High School Musical as a brand, and not this whole other thing as a brand." Yang is quick to point out she can see both points of view, but cultural problems persisted.
Hollywood 'Daddy' Makes Indie Film
13). Time will tell if these films boost or undercut each other, but the fact that there are three Christmas movies about African American characters is almost revolutionary. Also read: Will This Year Cure Hollywoods Selective Amnesia With Black Filmmakers? When I wrote the holiday film guide Have Yourself a Movie Little Christmas a few years ago, there was only one major title that I could find boasting a black cast: This Christmas, which took in an impressive $49 million for Screen Gems in 2007. Mind you, that http://orvalbqnz.blogs.experienceproject.com $49 million reflects only the movies original theatrical box office, but when youre talking about Christmas movies, thats just the ribbon around a much bigger package.
Hollywood producer Arnon Milchan admits double life as Israeli spy
Giovanna Antonelli and Murilo Benicio Pasion de Gavilanes (2003)- Colombia. Danna Garcia, Mario Cimarro and Michel Brown Quinceanera (1987) Mexico. Adela Noriega, Thalia and Ernesto Laguardia Cafe con aroma de mujer (1994)- Colombia. Guy Ecker and Margarita Rosa de Francisco Muneca Brava (1998)- Argentina.