The U.S. is about to get another Rupert Murdoch-backed news source. Fresh from its ratings success covering the Iraq war, U.K. satcaster BSkyB plans to launch its round-the-clock U.K. news service…
Markets & Festivals
Bavaria Film Intl. continues to ring up sales from its stint at the international film mart in Cannes earlier this month.
Argentina's new President Nestor Kirchner has appointed Julio Barbaro as broadcasting regulator and Torcuato Di Tella as culture secretary, two influential entertainment industry posts.
Newcomer Matthew Goode will co-star as the love interest of Mandy Moore in an untitled Alcon Entertainment project. Pic began production earlier this month in London.
For the first time in the 105-year history of the William Morris Agency, the board of directors is no longer exclusively an old boys club.
After losing Kirsten Dunst for the female lead in "The Woods," M. Night Shyamalan has chosen a relative babe in the woods to replace her. Making her feature starring debut is Bryce Dallas Howard, a…
"Joe Millionaire" co-exec producer/showrunner Liz Bronstein has inked a two-year overall deal with Sony Pictures Television.
Disney's Buena Vista Motion Picture Group has acquired the romantic comedy spec "Made in Italy" from former "3rd Rock From the Sun" writer Julie Sherman for low six against high six figures.
Fancy a singing, dancing Hobbit? That wish may be granted in 2005, when a musical version of "The Lord of the Rings" lands on the West End. Early plans are for an opening in just under two years of…
Mexican satellite service provider Satmex is looking to target the U.S. Hispanic market with a programming service featuring channels from Mexico and other parts of Latin America.
It's been more than a year since Fox aired an episode of "Family Guy," but the oft-controversial toon laffer is still making noise.