The Sundance Channel has picked up U.S. television rights to the controversial British doc "638 Ways to Kill Castro." Film was directed by Dollan Cannell and centers on the evolution of Cuban…
Captain America, one of Marvel Comics oldest and most iconic characters, was killed in the latest issue of his self-titled comic book. He was 66 years old.
The British film industry breathed a huge sigh of relief Wednesday when the U.K. government excluded film sale-and-leaseback deals from its latest tax clampdown.
Los Angeles-based entrepreneur and producer Alfredo Cuomo was indicted Wednesday as the Milan trial that sees Silvio Berlusconi facing fraud charges in connection with Hollywood content deals done by…
German publishing giant Axel Springer on Wednesday reported a 26% jump in 2006 profits to E291 million ($382 million) and announced it would more than double its dividend to $4.60 per share from…
ITV's new topper, Michael Grade, has said that strengthening the flagship web, ITV1, is the key to success as the broadcaster reported a fall in annual profits.
Two German funding orgs have lined up close to $100,000 to support distribution of both local and international arthouse films.
Gotham-based Metropolitan Talent signed investment banker Errol Antzis as chief financial officer on Monday. He will oversee company finances, strategic planning and new business initiatives.
Paramount Vantage has picked up the film rights to Brit-born sex columnist Grant Stoddard's memoir "Working Stiff." Scribes Emily Cook and Kathy Greenberg ("Ratatouille") are attached to adapt…
The financially tiny but already crowded online movie biz is getting another player, as young company ReelTime has pacted with its first studio, acquiring pay-per-view content from Lionsgate.
M. Night Shyamalan’s next film will be a happening at 20th Century Fox. Studio has pledged a green light for “The Happening,” a spec script thriller that Shyamalan wrote and will direct in…