Focus Features, HBO Films and Miramax Films U.K. are among buyers that will be at Madrid de Cine, an event replacing the Lanzarote Winter Film Screenings, that unspools June 18 - 20.
Warner Bros.' numero uno in Spain, Enrique Posner, has ankled as general manager of Warner Bros. Pictures Intl., Spain. Sources at Cannes attributed Posner's resignation to his desire to set up his…
Barcelona-based indie distribber Manga Films has taken all Spanish rights to Russell Crowe-starrer "Tenderness," sold by GreeneStreet Films Intl.
Eleven years after "Kaki bakar" (The Arsonist) became the first Malaysian film at Cannes, helmer U-Wei Bin HajiSaari returns in Directors Fortnight with short pic "My Beautiful Rambutan Tree in…
Hong Kong-based entrepreneur Corrado Riccio unveiled here "The Counting House," an English-language thriller starring Maggie Q ("MI3"), Michael Wong and Cheng Pei-pei ("Crouching Tiger, Hidden…
Japanese distrib Avex has pre-bought Brit sci-fi drama "Telepathy" starring Cillian Murphy, Natalie Press, Miranda Richardson and Sam Neill. It's the story of a Russian astronaut and his twin brother…
Taylor Hicks, the mop-topped manic dancer who wooed TV audiences with his raw singing style and boisterous personality, was named the new "American Idol" Wednesday.
It's Hollywood vs. Cablevision. Fox, Universal, Paramount, Disney, CBS, ABC and NBC have all joined forces in a lawsuit against the fifth-biggest cable operator over its controversial network digital…
Viacom CEO Tom Freston talked up the slimmed-down media conglom Wednesday at the company's first annual shareholders meeting since it split from CBS early this year.
The NBA is back. The money committed for national-cable coverage of pro basketball four years ago was staggering -- $2.4 billion by ESPN/ABC and $2.2 billion by TNT -- but the Nielsen ratings of the…
U.S. feevee MTV Espanol, to be relaunched as MTV Tr3s (tres, or three in Spanish), will simulcast the upcoming MTV Latin America election skein "We Are 30 Million: Conversations With the Candidates."