U.S. cabler Liberty Media looks set to increase its already hefty holdings in Germany's cable market with the acquisition of Teutonic cable outfit Tele Columbus.
Indie production and foreign sales outfit Shoreline Entertainment has signed a two-picture deal with comicbook publisher 2000 AD to produce movies based on its character Judge Dredd.
Ardent Prods., Prince Edward's TV company, has said it will stop making programming about royalty.
The Flanders Intl. Film Festival ended on an abrupt note Oct. 18, with the fest's closing concert performance coming a night earlier than usual because Ghent was playing host to a summit of the…
Note: $1=$A1.92; figures for January through the end of August For other distribs, market share not available. Roadshow Film Distributors Market share: 25% (estimated) Top 2001 title: “What Women…
Lions Gate Films Intl. has picked up international distribution rights to the Argentinean box office hit "Nine Queens." Pic will be released domestically by Sony Pictures Classics.
Rockers raised the roof -- along with the spirits of a nation and millions of dollars in relief funds -- in benefit concerts over the weekend in New York, Washington D.C. and Nashville, Tenn.
In a low-six-figure deal, Miramax has optioned spec "Top Banana" from comedians Patton Oswalt and Brian Posehn.
Anthony Hopkins and Nicole Kidman will star for director Robert Benton in Lakeshore Entertainment's "The Human Stain," based on the Philip Roth novel.
Helmer Simon West ("Lara Croft: Tomb Raider") has inked a seven-figure, multiyear overall deal with Paramount Network Television.
Germany saw smart but not scintillating bows by "The Fast and the Furious" and "Moulin Rouge" over the weekend while "American Pie 2" kept cookin' in the U.K. and "The Princess Diaries" captivated…