Lions Gate Films has purchased Abel Ferrara's "New Rose Hotel" and has skedded a limited U.S. theatrical release under its Avalanche banner beginning Oct. 1.
Oscar-nominated helmer Majid Majidi won his second Grand Prix of the Americas at the Montreal World Film Festival on Monday night, marking the first time in the fest's history that a filmmaker has…
A tremor shook the European public broadcasting industry last week, as incoming competition commissioner Mario Monti vowed to investigate the jealously guarded system of TV license fees.
In a year more laden with popular audience pleasers than with notable artistic achievements, the 26th edition of the Telluride Film Festival unspooled over Labor Day weekend with its patented combo…
The CBS News glass slipper fits ... Jane Clayson. A correspondent for ABC's "World News Tonight," Clayson is expected to be named today as the co-host alongside Bryant Gumbel of CBS' revamped ayem…
Promark Entertainment Group, expanding its ranks to increase production of original films, has appointed two key execs.
As AT&T grapples with regulators over cable ownership issues sparked by its agreement to buy MediaOne Group, Time Warner is trying to hide a smile that may lead to a stake in Cablevision Systems.
Paramount Classics announced it has acquired North and Latin American rights to Patrice LeConte's "The Girl on the Bridge," although the actual deal was completed prior to the festival.
British comedy writer Ben Elton has secured a female lead for his feature helming debut “Maybe Baby.” Joely Richardson joins Hugh Laurie (“Peter’s Friends”) in the romantic comedy also scripted by…
China Television Co, (CTV) has become the first among Taiwan's four terrestrial TV networks to go public as the company's stock began trading on the Taiwan Stock Exchange on Aug. 9.
Britain's Carlton is acquiring the 50% of L.A.-based Hamdon Entertainment that it does not already own. The U.K. media conglom bought out its partner, Germany's Studio Hamburg, and now intends to…