Swedish vidgame company Global Gaming Factory X has bought file-sharing website The Pirate Bay, whose founders were sent to jail earlier this year for being accessory to copyright infringement.
Norway is on course to become the first country to convert all its movie theaters to digital projection after a nationwide pact was inked with several Hollywood studios, marking the first time a…
Nikki Finke is going more mainstream.
U.S. sports channel operator ESPN has broken into the U.K. market for live soccer.
Universal Pictures Intl. Ent. is to roll out the Blu-ray edition of "Gladiator" in international territories from Sept. 7, kicking off with the U.K. The distrib hopes the release will further…
The Premier League has terminated its deal with pay TV operator Setanta.
Kevin Spacey has joined a panel of judges who will hand out coin to young Brits trying to break into showbiz.
British thesps Helen Mirren, Michael Sheen and David Thewlis have come on board as patrons of the British Independent Film Awards, which take place Dec. 6.
Piracy, falling prices and the rise of online viewing are continuing to drag down homevideo revenues in foreign markets despite the rapid growth in sales of Blu-ray discs, according to a report from…
U.K. communications minister Stephen Carter -- one of the frontrunners in the race to be the next chief exec of commercial broadcaster ITV -- is to step down from his government post in July.