Vivendi's acquisition of a 25% stake in satcaster BSkyB has been cleared by the U.K.'s Competition Commission.
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The "Tumbleweeds" filmmaking team Greg and Gavin O'Connor have formed Solaris Completion Partners with plans to invest up to $150,000 per film in three to four unfinished indie productions per year.
Silvio Berlusconi's second son, Piersilvio, was appointed Tuesday the president of RTI, the Mediaset subholding that includes all TV activities, excluding advertising, of Italy's largest TV group.
Meg Ryan is in talks with Paramount's Mandalay Pictures to topline "Beyond Borders."
After a two-year stint as co-producer of the Miramax/Touchstone animated series "Clerks," John M. Bush has once again dropped anchor at animation house Film Roman.
Last week, the Tony Awards administration committee found the dance play "Contact" to be eligible for nomination as best musical.
Destination Films is in final negotiations to sign "Final Destination" star Devon Sawa for its pic "Slackers." The indie shingle is also in talks with Jason Schwartzman ("Rushmore") to co-star in the…
TV Azteca is Webcasting its two channels on Todito.com, the Spanish-lingo portal it co-owns.
A dearth of major U.S. studio fare, a surfeit of Asian pics, plus many of the usual suspects and plenty of long, long movies are the principal markers of this year's Cannes Film Festival, whose 53rd…
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