Germany's Dresdner Bank is shopping its 25% stake in Spanish broadcaster Telecinco.
Markets & Festivals
Australian preems of Sue Brooks' "Japanese Story" and Gregor Jordan's "Buffalo Soldiers" will bookend the 52nd Melbourne Intl. Film Festival, which will run July 25-- Aug.10.
Unscripted programs continue to give the broadcast nets a primetime ratings jolt this summer, but it was repeats of familiar favorites -- paced by CBS drama "CSI" -- topping the rankings last week.
Jude Law is set to star in the historical romancer "Tulip Fever," which "Shakespeare in Love" director John Madden will helm early next year for DreamWorks Pictures and Miramax Films.
Marvel Enterprises shareholders weren't seeing a whole lot of Hulk green Monday, as the comicbook character's ancestral home saw its stock flop by 11% despite the Universal pic's muscular opener.
Summit Entertainment has tapped Sean Hood to adapt "The Watcher," a cult suspense novel written by Charles Maclean.
The envelopes please... Bidders for Vivendi Universal's U.S. entertainment assets dispatched their first formal "expressions of interest" Monday, with the French conglom receiving five letters.
Following Kate Hudson's announcement that she and rocker husband Chris Robinson are expecting the birth of their first child early next year, Universal is planning to push back production on thriller…
Fox exec Craig Erwich continues his climb at the network, where he's been upped to executive VP of programming. That puts Erwich firmly in command of Fox's comedy and drama series, under…
Thesp Scott Caan's feature helming debut "Dallas 362" picked up the critics' award this weekend at the CineVegas Film Festival.