The BBC has acquired exclusive U.K. rights to the second season of "Damages," the U.S. legal skein starring Glenn Close.
Markets & Festivals
Mediaset's Telecinco ruled Spanish TV in 2008 for the fifth straight year, taking an 18.1% audience share.
Global production company Endemol has further strengthened its management team with the appointment of Martha Brass as deputy chief operating officer.
The Tribeca Film Festival will hold a competition to re-shoot scenes from Disney's "Cool Runnings" and "Remember the Titans."
John Curran is set to direct "The Beautiful and the Damned," a Film Department period drama that will star Keira Knightley. Pic begins production in March.
The record-breaking 2008 domestic box office proves Hollywood isn't as dependent on by-the-book franchises as everyone feared.
Pat Hingle, a veteran actor whose career spanned stage, film and TV, including a recurring role as Commissioner Gordon in several Batman movies in the 1990s, died Saturday of cancer. He was 84.
Veteran reality show producer Kathy Wetherell, 48, was killed in an automobile accident Dec. 20 in Arizona.
Move over Broadway -- China is looking to become the global destination of choice for musicals.
After more than two months of negotiations, Relativity Media has closed a deal to buy Rogue Pictures from Universal Pictures for roughly $150 million.
Chinese police say they have busted the world's largest software counterfeiting gang, and courts in the southern boomtown of Shenzhen have sentenced the criminals to jail terms of between one and 6½…