The BBC has tapped Tony Hall as its director general, following the departure of its former chief George Entwistle.
Magnolia has nabbed North American rights to writer-helmer Tobias Lindholm's hostage thriller "A Hijacking," which won the audience award in the New Auteurs section of AFI Fest last week.
Taylor Swift and Justin Bieber nabbed three awards apiece on Sunday at the MTV European Music Awards in Frankfurt, Germany, which will air across the network's 60 channels.
Chris Patten, chairman of the BBC's governing body, the BBC Trust, said Sunday that the U.K. pubcaster's new director-general would be appointed within weeks after George Entwistle quit after less…
The Jonas Brothers, Kim Kardashian and Ludacris are set to appear at the MTV European Music Awards in Frankfurt, Germany on Nov. 11.
NBCUniversal has inked a multi-year licensing pact with pay TV satcaster BSkyB for exclusive TV rights in the U.K. and Ireland to its pics, spurning subscription VOD services Netflix and Amazon's…
In little more than a year since its launch, Gaumont Intl. Television, the Los Angeles-based TV production and distribution arm of the Gallic movie studio, has launched three major series, with more…
Rose Byrne ("Damages"), Hugo Weaving ("The Hobbit") and Miranda Otto ("Cashmere Mafia") have joined the cast of Australian portmanteau pic "The Turning," which LevelK is selling at the AFM.
Transmission Films has nabbed distribution rights in Australia and New Zealand to Lars von Trier's erotic drama "Nymphomaniac," which TrustNordisk is preselling at the AFM.
Werner Herzog is set to helm a feature adaptation of D.B.C. Pierre's novel "Vernon God Little," the director announced at the German Kinemathek in Berlin on Monday.
Blighty's Future Cinema is set to export its Secret Cinema venture -- events that combine live performances involving audience participation with the screening of a classic movie -- to New York and…