The Assn. of Film Commissioners Intl. recently elected Robin James as its new board president. James, CEO for the Pacific Film & Television Commission in Queensland, Australia, is the first…
Thesp Jodie Markell has signed on to make her feature directing debut on Lindsay Lohan starrer "The Loss of a Teardrop Diamond."
Three-time Beverly Hills mayor Tom Levyn and former AMC prexy Robert L. Friedman have joined the board of Indian conglom MCorp Global, which is ramping up its plans to build multiplex cinemas on the…
In 2003, Kong landed in New Zealand, boosting the country's rep in the film world. This Kong has almost nothing to do with giant apes but everything to do with a world-class $7 million soundstage…
Asia's richest businessman, Li Ka-shing, and Telefonica will spend $1.04 billion buying stakes in PCCW, Hong Kong's dominant telco and operator of NOW Broadband TV.
In South Africa, Jaco Espach is your film production go-to guy. The veteran location manager is on a roll, having wrapped "Catch a Fire" earlier this year after working on 2006 foreign-language…
Vince Gilligan is hooking up AMC with one-hour drama "Breaking Bad," about a high school chemistry teacher who manufactures crystal meth.
Fred Ebb once said the single most thrilling moment in musical theater was the entrance Bob Fosse choreographed for Chita Rivera in the original 1975 production of "Chicago." He swore he could feel…
Kyle Long has been hired to write Working Title Films' "Lovesick," a romantic fantasy set in the publishing world.
Evolution takes strange turns on islands. Sheltered from competition from established mainland creatures, species can grow freakishly large.
Deutsche Telekom CEO Kai-Uwe Ricke will step down today from Europe's biggest telecommunications company, the company said.