London Eye: The chairmanship of the U.K. Film Council will be up for grabs when Alan Parker retires in July, with UIP topper Stewart Till, currently Parker's deputy, widely regarded as the favorite…
Broadway grosses inched up 0.9% to $15,646,119 during Week 44 (March 22-28), with attendance up 1.1% to 240,460.
Bloomberg TV finally gained carriage on StarHub Cable TV at the beginning of the year, adding Singapore to its priority financial hubs alongside Hong Kong, Sydney and Tokyo.
Daniel Petrie Jr. is about to get a lot more famous in Hollywood. Petrie, whose previous brush with fame came with an Oscar nom for "Beverly Hills Cop," leads the WGA West into what will likely be…
In one of the most graphic sequences in "The Last Samurai," Tom Cruise's character yanks a bloodied sword from the back of a felled Ninja. Cruise mimed the scene, and the sword was added later by the…
Pubcaster Czech TV saw its first win in a long battle to raise license fees paid by each household with a TV. A bill to increase fees from the $3 per month to $4 passed in parliament by a one-vote…
In the run-up to the Easter vacation, "The Passion of the Christ" drew plenty of Brits and millions of folks in Latin America last week, while those with more secular tastes flocked to "Brother…
No one could accuse international TV execs of lacking optimism. As the 41st Mip TV market came and went (March 29-April 2), industryites determinedly cast their minds forward to a brighter, more…
Fed up with "development hell" and realizing that "step deals" are not working, some studios are stepping back to an earlier era to create good scripts -- the era of the inhouse screenwriter.
Brazilian broadcasters are waging an open war over a controversial proposal to create a 4 billion reals ($1.4 billion) government credit line for the local media sector.
San Francisco's American Conservatory Theater will host the only North American engagement of "The Black Rider: The Casting of the Magic Bullets," a theater piece by director Robert Wilson, composer…