Following the withdrawal earlier this year of Rupert Murdoch's News Corp. Europe from advanced negotiations to purchase a controlling stake in Telecom Italia's digital platform Stream, talks are now…
Germany's Suddeutsche Zeitung said Saturday that media heavyweight Bertelsmann Media is aiming to increase stakes in German commercial webs RTL2 and Super RTL.
Nicole Kidman is in final negotiations to star in Jez Butterworth's "Birthday Girl," a co-production between Miramax HAL Films and FilmFour.
DreamWorks' "Forces of Nature" remained the nation's most popular film for the second consecutive weekend, dropping a modest 29% to $9.6 million.
Though better known for its well-established November feature fest, Thessaloniki can now also boast a solid documentary film festival, Visions of the 21st Century, which debuted March 15-21.
CBS is close to a deal to acquire King World Prods. for about $3 billion in stock, sources said Friday, ending the King brothers' long search for a buyer.
The Legend of the Pianist on the Ocean," Giuseppe Tornatore's existential epic about a virtuoso musician who lives his entire life on a trans-Atlantic liner, took home six trophies at the 54th Nastri…
Asia's economic turmoil continues to plague media company Television Broadcasts (TVB), which saw its net profit shrink nearly 20% last year.
Working Title Films and its new parent Universal Pictures are in talks with France's Canal Plus and various banks to raise finance for the London-based company's production slate.
NEW YORK — HARVEY Weinstein was a no-show for the first time in nine years at the Variety/Schroders Big Picture Conference last week, but everyone seemed to be arguing about him anyway. The hot…
Andrew Cripps is being elevated to president/CEO of United Intl. Pictures, an inducement that thwarted an attempt by DreamWorks to hire the world-regarded distribution exec.