Factor 8 Films, a U.K. tax-based financier, has relaunched itself as Future Film Group, with $40 million in risk money to invest in British movies.
"Who Wants to Be a Millionaire," the Godzilla of quizshow formats, is stomping its way into Japan.
The Island of Adventure at Universal Studios Escape in Florida has proved a resounding flop since it opened last May, according to Rank Group, which owns 50% of the theme park.
United News & Media has become the latest British media group to announce plans to pour hundreds of millions of pounds into the Internet.
David Kosse will be confirmed this week as the new managing director of U.K. distrib Alliance Atlantis/Kinowelt.
Spanish actress Penelope Cruz will play the female lead opposite Nicolas Cage in Working Title's "Captain Corelli's Mandolin." John Madden is directing the epic romance.
After revealing her show-stopping set of pipes in "Little Voice," Brit actress Jane Horrocks has landed a record deal with EMI.
Billionaire Paul Allen is expanding his entertainment empire across the Atlantic. Clear Blue Sky Prods., his Seattle-based film company, has entered into a long-term alliance with The U.K.'s…
Former William Morris agents Charles Finch and Luc Roeg have launched Eclipse, a London-based management and production company, with backing from USA Films and Canal Plus.
Pinewood Studios has been sold for £62 million ($99 million) to a consortium headed by former Channel 4 chief exec Michael Grade.