The British government is poised to accept a proposal from David Puttnam, film producer-turned-media lobbyist, that would make it more difficult for a Rupert Murdoch-owned company to buy terrestrial…
Fox News, the U.S. cabler lambasted for its "cheerleading" coverage of the Iraq war, has been cleared of bias by Blighty's most powerful media regulator.
The Scandinavian film business and digital cinema will be among this year's hot topics at the Babelsberg Intl. Conference on Film and Television Production Aug. 25-27.
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Morgan Freeman, receiving career achievement honors, Stephen Frears and John Hurt are among the guests expected at the 38th Karlovy Vary film fest, which opens complete-with-fireworks on July 4.
Beeban Kidron is finally set to direct "Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason," the sequel to "Bridget Jones's Diary," for Working Title Films.
The 38th Karlovy Vary Film Festival (July 4-12) is due to unveil a Euro-heavy competition line-up today as programmer Eva Zaoralova continues to build on the Czech event's heart-of-Europe identity.
Jamie Foxx will take the ball as host of the ESPYs. Foxx, whose film career is packed with sports pics including "Ali" and "Any Given Sunday," will emcee the event July 16 from the Kodak Theater…
The American Museum of the Moving Image will host a special preview screening of Miramax's "Dirty Pretty Things" as part of its "Stephen Frears' England" series, July 5-14.
"Say Goodnight Gracie" is doing just that. The Frank Gorshin starrer, based on the life of George Burns and written by Rupert Holmes, will close Aug. 24 at the Helen Hayes Theater.
Nathan Lane will play the title role in a production of "Butley" at Boston's Huntington Theater Co. Jan. 1-Feb. 1.