Martin Donovan, Lena Headey and Toby Stephens have joined the cast of "Onegin," which stars Ralph Fiennes and Liv Tyler and starts shooting March 7.
First Independent Films, the struggling U.K. theatrical and video distrib, has been officially put up for sale by its owner, United News & Media.
Five AFM buyers from major foreign territories are in discussions to form a distribution consortium in an attempt to cut sales agents out of the picture and bring down film prices.
Channel 4's new head of film Paul Webster has unveiled his first three projects, balancing two pics from first-time directors with one from veteran helmer Bill Forsyth, two contempo Scottish films…
Nine months after being awarded its lottery franchise, DNA Films finally has signed its formal six-year deal with the Arts Council of England.
British Sky Broadcasting is looking to acquire around a dozen theatrical films a year, mostly from American producers, to be showcased exclusively on the satcaster's pay-movie channel without a U.K…
Channel 4 has officially confirmed its imminent plans to roll all its existing film production and distribution activities into a stand-alone company, dubbed Film Four Ltd.
Hoping to revive its feature "Ravenous," which has been shut down since the departure of helmer Milcho Manchevski more than a week ago, Fox 2000 has struck a deal with Antonia Bird to take the helm…
David Arculus has quit as chief operating officer of United News & Media, becoming the second top exec to announce his departure from the British media group in recent weeks.
Paragon Entertainment Corp. is considering splitting its assets and selling them separately, a move that might involve selling London-based Handmade Films as a stand-alone unit.
Pearson, the British media group, has sold its 6.3% stake in Societe Europeene des Satellites, owner of the Astra satellite system, for £160 million ($262 million).
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