Now that Republicans have lost control of Congress and President George W. Bush has been humbled, have political documentarians lost their biggest stars?
The New Zealand government is hoping to lure viewers to the Freeview digital platform by bankrolling two new channels. It has committed NZ$79 million ($52.4 million) over the next six years for the…
Once upon a time, genre labels were studios' high-profit, low-profile siblings. Today, they're positioned to take center stage. That's the wager at 20th Century Fox, where teen-oriented label Fox…
Two regional productions of "Urinetown" have sparked controversy in Gotham, with legit unions publicly accusing the two shows in question of plagiarizing the work of the Broadway creative team…
A Hitler comedy made in Germany? It might seem tasteless, but "My Fuhrer" is now in post-production and will hit German auds in January amid a tidal wave of publicity -- not all of it good.
Just over 13 years ago, when Viacom's Sumner Redstone thought his agonizing struggle to buy Paramount was done, he sent Herb Allen a $1 million check to thank the banker for his early efforts.
Aussie filmmaker P.J. Hogan was quite the prized groom after bursting onto the scene with the quirky 1994 comedy "Muriel's Wedding," which he wrote and directed.
London Eye: Robert Jones has kept his head down since leaving his high-profile job at the U.K. Film Council's flagship Premiere Fund in early 2005 to launch Material Entertainment, a joint venture…
Road receipts increased in Week 24 (Nov. 6-Nov. 12) as the 12-show slate gained 1.76% to $10,090,766. Denver's "The Lion King" once again was atop the list with $1,406,900. Estimates for last week…
Total Broadway grosses jumped by nearly $2 million in Week 24 (Nov. 6-12), hitting a healthy $19.3 million. Figures had dipped from the prior frame thanks to the annual dropoff caused by the daylight…
If the average going rate for a European blockbuster TV miniseries is around $18 million, imagine what a budget twice as large could produce. Such is the thinking behind "War and Peace," a $36…