Rupert Murdoch has engineered another move in his strategy to turn around the struggling Gemstar-TV Guide Intl. by shifting Ray Hopkins from head of affiliate sales and marketing for Fox Cable…
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"Bloody Sunday" by Paul Greengrass won the Golden Hitchcock at the 13th Dinard Festival of British Cinema Sunday.
Bertrand Meheut was named prexy and chief operating officer of the Canal Plus Group Friday and given the task of prepping Canal Plus' stock market bow.
Mouse House international TV sales arm BVI-TV has inked deals with stations in Germany and Hungary on the eve of Mipcom.
Universal Studios' Sci-Fi in the U.K. has inked a six-figure deal to acquire 12 firstrun indie pics from arthouse distrib Metro Tartan, which has released some of the most cutting-edge and…
MTV Networks Intl. will unveil several key deals with foreign broadcasters for its hit reality series "The Osbournes."
Dancer-turned-actor Will Kemp has signed to star alongside Hugh Jackman in Universal's "Van Helsing," directed by Stephen Sommers.
HBO Films has set Julia Ormond and Brooke Smith to star with Hilary Swank, Anjelica Huston, Patrick Dempsey and Frances O'Connor in "Iron Jawed Angels."
Rhino Entertainment is financing and producing "Project Street," a doc about the urban culture that emerged from the intersection of skateboarding and hip-hop.
MTV will debut a 90-minute commercial-free music special on its networks worldwide Dec. 1 in honor of World AIDS Day.
Liz Manne and Catherine Tait have formed Duopoly, a production and marketing strategy company to be based in Gotham.