Colin Firth is being lined up to play the romantic lead opposite Renee Zellweger in Working Title's "Bridget Jones' Diary," with Hugh Grant as his rival. The casting of Firth, who played supporting…
The $19 billion merger of CLT/Ufa and Pearson TV, announced Friday, will create a Euro TV titan with the declared intention of launching a massive push into the U.S. programming market.
"American Beauty," with six awards including best picture, was the biggest winner at the British Academy Film Awards. But the Sam Mendes pic didn't have everything its own way.
The spectacular performance of "Toy Story 2" pushed U.K. cinema admissions in February to their highest monthly figure in 29 years.
The Film Council, the U.K.'s new strategic film body, has awarded £6.5 million ($10 million) in transitional funding to four production bodies, covering the six-month period while they are being…
Five years after winning the Golden Lion at Venice for his first film "Before the Rain," maverick helmer Milcho Manchevski is back behind the camera with his second movie "Dust."
The future of BBC Films is up for grabs. The pubcaster's new director general Greg Dyke has thrown his weight behind the creation of "a significant new film division" under the leadership of creative…
Pearson TV and Carlton Communications are vying to acquire Talkback Prods., one of the U.K.'s leading indie comedy producers.
The London Film Commission is slashing its staff from 14 to four after losing the bulk of its funding
Alexis Lloyd is stepping down as managing director of Pathe Entertainment, the French-owned film production and distribution company which holds one of the U.K.'s three lottery franchises.