Boutique merchant bank the Raine Group, backed by Google exec chairman Eric Schmidt, has pacted with China Media Capital to invest in entertainment, digital media and sports in China and elsewhere.
LONDON — Whenever there's a sensational crime at home or abroad, the British media look for evidence that the consumption of violent entertainment led to the killer's actions. That trend continued…
International TV distribution-production company FremantleMedia has tapped Sangeeta Desai as chief operating officer and chief financial officer.
Domestic Film DAILY
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No Good Deed
No Good Deed1Daily:$1.8M Cumulative:$27.7M Sony / Screen Gems 13.13%
Guardians of the Galaxy
Guardians of the Galaxy2Daily:$778,903 Cumulative:$307.3M Disney 34.56%
Dolphin Tale 2
Dolphin Tale 23Daily:$703,203 Cumulative:$17.1M Warner Brothers 34.59%
Simon Cowell's Syco Entertainment has launched a new shingle, Over The Top Productions, which will focus on the development of niche TV productions.
U.K. TV producing duo Greg Brenman and Roanna Benn have left Tiger Aspect to set up their own shingle, Drama Republic, and have inked a first-look distribution deal with BBC Worldwide.
Former BBC boss Alasdair Milne, who was ousted at the behest of Margaret Thatcher's government, died Tuesday following a series of strokes. He was 82.
Viacom has pacted with U.K. telco BT to add MTV, Comedy Central and Nickelodeon to the lineup of channels on its pay TV platform, BT Vision.
Cinema admissions in Denmark last year were at their highest level in 30 years, and 14% higher than 2011.
Scottish thesp Ewan McGregor is one of a host of showbiz folk who have been feted in the U.K.'s New Year honors list that celebrates achievement across a wide range of fields.
Mike Hopkins, the supervising sound editor on the "Lord of the Rings" trilogy, died Sunday in a rafting accident in New Zealand. He was 53.