Brazil's leading cabler Net Servicos has tapped Francisco Tosta Valim Filho as CEO, fueling speculation of a pending sale.
Wolfgang Becker's East German comedy-drama, "Good Bye, Lenin!" became the first Teutonic title to screen at the Berlin Intl. Film Festival on Sunday after a slew of strong Hollywood highlights…
Bavaria Film Int'l is showing a distinct taste for Latin fare at the Berlin Int'l Film Festival's European Market. Company has picked up international rights to Santiago Loza's "Extrano," a Tiger…
Danish director Lone Scherfig's first English-lingo feature, "Wilbur Wants to Kill Himself," showing out of competition at the Berlinale, has been licensed to Italy (Ladyfilm), Russia (Combridge) and…
Ryan Phillippe took the unusual step Friday of discharging both his agents at the William Morris Agency and his managers at Brillstein Grey Entertainment. A spokesman for the actor said he is taking…
The Hallmark Channel has engineered the biggest theatrical-movie buy in its 4½-year history, springing for close to 150 family-oriented movies from Buena Vista TV.
Mimi Leder has returned to Creative Artists Agency.
Studios and exhibs have relented somewhat in their move to take away the free-admission perk from SAG members during awards season and have started scheduling special screenings for Guild members.
It's Hammer Time again. Rapper-cum-reality star MC Hammer, who's re-entered the public spotlight thanks to his stint on "The Surreal Life," has sealed a blind script deal at the WB.
Jacko has put ABC backo in the February sweeps race. According to Nielsen, the net's two-hour-plus interview with Michael Jackson, airing Thursday under the "20/20" umbrella, beat its tough…