John Malone's Liberty Media, which owns a 4% nonvoting stake in Time Warner, said Wednesday it has asked the Federal Trade Commission to convert its shares into voting stock before a previously set…
Indian-born helmer Deepa Mehta has outmaneuvered Thai distrib Sahamongkol, which tried to pull all its pics, including her controversial movie "Water," out of the Bangkok Festival.
Telco Telstra and Sony Pictures Entertainment pacted Wednesday to launch BigPond Movies, Australia's first broadband movies-on-demand service.
Even one of the biggest nights of the Winter Olympics proved no match for Fox's scorching "American Idol" on Tuesday as the music contest more than doubled the Torino Games in key demos. Women's…
Boston's Actors Shakespeare Project production of "King Lear," starring Alvin Epstein in the title role, comes to New York for three weeks at Off Broadway's La MaMa E.T.C. Annex June 15-July 2.
Format giant Endemol will release its first Russian pic, "Love Signs," in the territory March 2 on 170 prints. Pic also was produced as a four-part TV series.
The South by Southwest Film Conference and Fest has added thesp Charlize Theron and funnyman David Cross to its panels lineup. Panels are skedded to run March 11-14, at the Austin Convention Center…
Cherry Jones isn't getting out of the habit of "Doubt" just yet. Thesp, who won a Tony for her turn as the crusading nun in John Patrick Shanley's Pulitzer- and Tony-winning play, will star for six…
Focus Features has tapped Paulette Osorio veep of publicity to oversee corporate publicity for Focus genre division Rogue Pictures. Based in the company's offices on the Universal lot, she will…
NBC Universal parent company GE will begin building a studio in Mexico this year as it pushes forward with expansion plans south of the border after being shut out of its bid to buy Mexico's bankrupt…
Opera and film director Franco Zeffirelli will receive an award for lifetime achievement in theatrical design at the TDF/Irene Sharaff Awards on April 7.
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