Sony is hoping God is on its side this weekend. "The Da Vinci Code" hits theaters this weekend with gigantic hype...and tracking to match. Sony delivers the religious thriller to 3,735 theaters…
Regulator the Canadian Radio-television & Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) has given Edmonton-based Allarco Entertainment a license to operate a pay TV network in the country.
The Akira Kurosawa Film School, which had been skedded to open in September with a teaching staff largely comprised of the late helmer's colleagues, has closed its doors, the school's management…
Spanish filmmaker Pedro Almodovar has been awarded the Prince of Asturias Arts Prize, one of Spain's most prestigious plaudits.
Argentine helmer Tristan Bauer, whose Falklands/Malvinas war pic "Enlightened by Fire" (Iluminados por el fuego) won this year's Tribeca Film Festival, is moving forward with his next project, a…
The print media need iTunes, too. That's the message -- not to mention the hope and the fear -- permeating the book biz as it kicked off its annual BookExpo America confab in Washington, D.C., on…
Mexico's second-biggest cabler, Cablemas, has nixed taking the company public for the time being after a dip in global markets this week. Bloomberg News on Thursday cited a banker involved in the…
Marc Rothemund and Detlev Buck have lined up new projects, supported by national funding bodies FFA and BKM. Rothemund, who was nominated for the foreign-language Oscar for WWII resistance drama…
Daniel Aukin, a.d. of Soho Repertory Theater, will ankle the Off Off Broadway org at the end of the year to become a freelance director.
Judy Kaye, one of this year's Tony nominees, will take over for another, Patti LuPone, when the latter takes a weeklong vacation from the Broadway revival of "Sweeney Todd" in June.