U.K. production firm All3Media is in advanced talks to acquire Sam Mendes’ Neal Street Prods., according to a report by Broadcast magazine. The companies declined to comment. Neal Street, part-owned…
There are still three weeks to go before the Cannes Film Festival unveils its official-selection lineup, but so far, the latest Pixar 3D animated extravaganza and new films from Woody Allen, Todd…
Specific cultural and political accents flavor universal coming-of-age territory in Josh Kim's appealing, unassuming "How to Win at Checkers (Every Time)."
LONDON — Spike is set to launch in the U.K. on April 15 as a free-to-view channel as Viacom builds on its acquisition of free-to-air network Channel 5. Spike's schedule, which will be under the…
LONDON — British actor Alan Rickman, whose roles include Severus Snape in the "Harry Potter" franchise and Hans Gruber in "Die Hard," will discuss his craft and career in an onstage interview at…
Deal will lead to the creation of Showbox China. Huayi's STX deal still not signed.
LONDON — The BBC has not ruled out a return for Jeremy Clarkson, who was sacked as the presenter of hit auto show “Top Gear” yesterday. Speaking on the BBC's "Newsnight," the broadcaster’s creative…
LONDON — Brian Sullivan is to step down on June 24 as chief executive of German-language pay TV service Sky Deutschland. Carsten Schmidt, Sky Deutschland's chief officer sports, advertising sales and…
Hong Kong film group, Media Asia expects to raise up to US$300 million for Dragon Tiger Capital Partners, a new film and TV investment fund. The fund is jointly backed by SM Entertainment, one of the…
Feature film operations now headed by former Ivanhoe Pictures co-founder Ray Chen.