Leading Brazilian pay TV programmer Globosat will rebrand its five film channels in October. Telecine 1, which features new releases and is the highest rated pay TV net in Brazil along with…
Satellite companies DirecTV and Echostar have hauled the federal government into court over a law that the companies say would do serious damage to their business.
After 23 years, "Jonathan Livingston Seagull" author Richard Bach has finally agreed to sell the film rights to "Illusions: the Adventures of a Reluctant Messiah," a bestseller when published in 1977.
Lamenting the "open season" on Hollywood, MPA prexy Jack Valenti returned to Capitol Hill Wednesday to defend the rating system he helped give rise to 32 years ago.
Just as he began production on the Barry Levinson-directed MGM film "Bandits," Bruce Willis is zeroing in on his next available slot. Among the possibles would be joining Edward Norton in "Hart's…
Striking union actors negotiated with advertisers for a sixth consecutive session Wednesday in New York and agreed to meet again today, keeping alive the hopes that the 21-week strike may end soon…
In a preemptive purchase, Miramax Films has taken comedy "The Ultimate Low Self-Esteem Movie" off the market, penned by scribes Jennifer Heath and Michele J. Wolff. Miramax director of creative…
Alison Thompson is ankling as chief executive of the Sales Co. to join Pathe Intl. as its London-based head of sales. The appointment heralds a significant expansion of Pathe's film sales operations…
Helmer Darren Aronofsky will take wing as the director of the fifth installment of Warner Bros. Pictures' lucrative "Batman" franchise, "Batman: Year One." Aronofsky, the visually innovative director…
British TV distributors know they will always be a distant second to Hollywood, but they have devised plans to up the U.K.'s 9% share of the global programming export market.
Pathe chairman Jerome Seydoux has handed over the reins of the French media group to his right-hand man, Eduardo Malone.