The Backlot: Memo to Chris Rock
One youngster's dreams of international soccer stardom will come true in pubcaster channel SABC 1's new reality TV show "Sokka Kings."
New York Times No. 1 bestseller "Blink: The Power of Thinking Without Thinking" profiles a comedy team called Mother, one of many teams today creating long form improv -- a style in which the actors…
It's not a secret anymore: FX is trying to be basic cable's HBO. Cabler last week picked up original dramas from Steven Bochco and Gavin Polone. Projects -- a war drama set in modern-day Iraq and a…
Peter Jackson threw open the doors of his Wellington studios last week to give roughly 200 people a sneak peek at footage of "King Kong."
Subhash Chandra's Zee Network will launch PlayTV, India's first gaming and interactive channel, on March 15.
London Eye: It's a rare actor who will do anything to avoid attention, but that seems to be the case with Irish thesp Tom Murphy. Murphy is the co-star of Irish movie "Adam & Paul," one of the gems…
Movie sales to cable TV, sluggish in the past year or so, may be headed for an upswing. The movie industry was jolted into a state resembling euphoria when TBS agreed last month to pony up 15% of the…
The Guardian Hay literary fest is the most important date on the U.K. publishing calendar. Now it's vying to be a major event in the film industry's year.
Nine historical parks across Thailand, including the Phanom Rung Historical Park and the Phimai Historical Park, will be opened for local TV production crews as backdrops to promote Thai history.
"Tyler who?" was an oft-heard question in Hollywood last week, after Tyler Perry's $5 million film "Diary of a Mad, Black Woman" grossed an impressive $22 million its opening weekend, pushing the…