The next FIFA World Cup tourney is three years away but that hasn't stopped soccer fever mounting in South Africa, host of the 2010 event, where commercial broadcaster e.tv is bowing a primetime…
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Mexican media conglom Televisa is expanding its cable holdings into a national network and is engineering the $420 million purchase of phone company Bestel to back up its voice services that were…
Animated "Pocoyo" is a big hit in Spain, boasting 3 million content downloads, mobisodes and a TV series.
The numbers always tell the story. That, at least, is what the typical financial whiz believes -- until he finds his way into the movie business.
Sweden will honor extras with a kudofest of their own this year during a gala in the southern town of Ystad.
Singling out a 1929 Irving Berlin song as the indisputable high point of "Young Frankenstein" might sound like a slap to the original numbers.
Suddenly there is a lot of action on the usually quiet Canuck film-distribution scene. But there's a whole lotta shaking going on in distribution north of the border and most industryites are a tad…
French audiences these days are as likely to see Jamel Debbouze or Gad Elmaleh onscreen as they are Gerard Depardieu. But despite the popularity of actor-comic Debbouze, the son of Moroccan…
Usually by this point, theater traffic slows down dramatically abroad, with most Hollywood tentpoles having been released and many Europeans on monthlong vacations. Not this year.
After 26 years on the job, the head of Sweden's Board of Film Censors has resigned in protest.
Longtime talent agent Roy Gerber, who once repped the Beatles, died Tuesday of a brain tumor in Los Angeles. He was 82.