Modern Times Group (MTG) has signed an agreement with 20th Century Fox Television Intl. that gives it exclusive rights to all Fox film and TV product in the Baltic States.
Actor Scott Bakula and his Bakula Prods. banner have pacted with indie film and TV production outfit Green Communications to develop and produce "Promises Kept," a film based on the true story of…
Capitol Films, the London-based sales company, has picked up international rights to "Dancing at Lughnasa," which stars Meryl Streep and started shooting last week in Ireland.
The new album from Oasis has become the fastest-selling release ever in the U.K., moving 356,000 copies in its first day, Aug. 21.
Leading Spanish art film distributor Wanda Films has joined with Ricardo Evole's Yelmo Films, one of the country's biggest exhibition chains, to form Wanda Distribucion, a joint distribution alliance…
Writer-producer-director Adam Rifkin, whose credits include the 1995 feature "The Chase" starring Charlie Sheen, has been enlisted to executive produce as well as write and direct three series pilots…
Even as one legendary special-effects house, Richard Edlund's Boss Film (story, page 6), closed down, another one --- West L.A.-based Vifx --- likely is in the process of enlarging itself…
In its offshore preem, Paramount's sci-fier "Event Horizon" launched in the U.K. last weekend with a solid but not spectacular $1.7 million in four days on 207 screens.
Clear Channel Communications Inc. has signed a definitive agreement to buy the radio broadcasting and outdoor advertising assets of Paxson Communications Corp. for $600 million.
Endemol Entertainment, adding another sideline to its growing portfolio of entertainment interests, in December plans to open ShowBizCity, a 12,000-square-meter Dutch answer to U.S.-launched film…
Hoping to establish a platform for consolidation in the exhibition industry, investment firms Kohlberg Kravis Roberts and Hicks, Muse, Tate & Furst lead a group of at least five bidders aggressively…