LONDON -- Kenneth Branagh's "Jack Ryan" is set to be the latest Hollywood franchise to hit U.K. shores, it was announced Wednesday.
LONDON -- Tyke animation studio Brown Bag Films has launched Icehouse, focusing on "entertainment for grown-ups."
LONDON -- British actor Bob Hoskins is ending his 40-year career after being diagnosed with Parkinson's Disease.
LONDON -- Imax Corp. has set Paramount U.K.'s David King to help grow its footprint in Europe, the Middle East and Africa as director of film distribution and marketing in the region.
Roger Mosey, who is in charge of the BBC's hugely successful coverage of London Olympics, has been tapped as acting director of BBC Vision, giving him control of all the pubcaster's U.K. TV channels.
LONDON -- Film London, the U.K. capital's film and media agency, has announced a collaboration between its annual Production Finance Market and PrimeXchange, marking its first partnership in India.
LONDON -- Arts Alliance Media continues to increase its footprint in Latin America, signing its first digital software deal in Ecuador with the country's leading exhibition circuit, SuperCines.
LONDON -- The European Union's Media Program provided €14 million ($17.2 million) in funding to the U.K.'s audiovisual industry last year.
LONDON -- Alfred Hitchcock's "Vertigo" has ended the 50-year reign of Orson Welles' "Citizen Kane" at the top of film mag Sight & Sound's critics' poll.
LONDON -- On-demand service Lovefilm has inked with Miramax giving subscribers in the U.K. and Germany access to the indie's library.