Key distrib goes all in on sending out films, helping level field for category prize
LONDON -- You won't find them pontificating on panels or mingling at parties in Cannes, but the DVD buyers for the U.K.'s supermarkets are now among the most important players in the British film and…
LONDON -- Tesco, the U.K.'s biggest retailer, has made a concerted drive into digital entertainment over the past 18 months, with the acquisition of VOD platform Blinkbox, music site WE7 and most…
"The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel," scripted by Ol Parker, was a wake-up call for Hollywood about the power of older audiences. It took several years of rejection, five different directors and "about…
With his posh accent, cozy comedy and vast income, Michael McIntyre is a love/hate figure in the UK: loved by audiences, hated by jealous rivals.
Peter Kay is officially the world's biggest-selling standup. The portly British comedian sold 1,140,798 tickets for his "Tour That Didn't Tour" between February 2010 and November 2011, which won him…
James Corden was little known beyond Britain before his Tony-winning turn in "One Man, Two Guv'nors" made him a genuine Broadway star.
Arnold Rifkin has signed up the Finnish team behind Nazi space pic "Iron Sky" to develop a movie based on the graphic novel "Jeremiah Harm."
Kris Thykier's Peapie Films is teaming with Anonymous Content to produce "Repent," based on the true story of a Swedish man who falsely confessed to being a serial killer.
Following in the footsteps of their 2011 documentary "Life in a Day," Ridley Scott Associates and Scott Free London are embarking on another venture in collective filmmaking with "Springsteen and I."