U.K. production company Working Title has acquired theatrical rights to the library of children's author Enid Blyton, whose books include "The Famous Five" series. Working Title plans to launch a…
In light of the smashing B.O. triumph of "Despicable Me" and its sequel, "Despicable Me 2," France's toon industry has never been so appealing to U.S. studios and TV networks.
PARIS — In the run-up to MipTV, Gaumont-owned Alphanim, a leading kids' show producer in Europe, has been rebranded as Gaumont Animation, and has closed a co-development/co-production deal with…
Helena Bonham Carter and Dominic West are to play Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton in a BBC biopic.
Philipp Stoelzl's "The Physician," the English-language adaptation of Noah Gordon's historical bestseller about a medieval healer who travels from England to Persia to learn the secrets of medicine…
Upscale U.K. web BBC4, the channel that brought British audiences "Mad Men" and "The Killing," has bought NBC laffer "Parks and Recreation."
The Toronto Film Festival's 15th TIFF Kids event (rebranded from Sprockets) announced its feature slate and a new week-long confab for industry professionals on Wednesday.
There were several firsts at the Intl. Emmys in New York on Monday night as quartet of countries made history with their wins.
U.K. paybox BSkyB has won two awards at the Broadcasting Press Awards, both for its Sky Arts channel.
BBC 4 -- the corp.'s upscale U.K. digital web, which airs cult hit "Mad Men" -- will continue to buy acquired shows, despite plans to cut the overall BBC acquisitions budget by 25%.