LONDON — The U.K.'s Chancellor of the Exchequer, George Osborne, has extended tax relief to live theater productions, including plays, musicals, operas, ballet and dance. He also confirmed changes to…
LONDON — The U.K. government is to increase the tax credits for bigger-budget pics, which will benefit many Hollywood movies. Other changes will benefit U.K. indie pics. The VFX sector, in…
When director J.J. Abrams yells "Action!" on the first new "Star Wars" film in almost a decade, it will be on a location or soundstage far, far from Abrams' home base of Los Angeles.
When the middle of June comes a-knocking in Los Angeles, you know that it's time for the Playboy Jazz Festival, the annual 15 1/2-hour outdoor music party for multiple acts and more than 17,000…
LONDON — Blighty's toon biz has a renewed sense of optimism thanks to a highly anticipated tax break for U.K. animation, which went into effect on April 1. The tax credit, and the opportunities for…
Quentin Tarantino's "Django Unchained" returned to Chinese multiplexes May 12 after being suddenly removed, in some cases midscreening, a month ago.
LONDON — The U.K. government is stepping up its effort to woo U.S. TV networks in a drive to lure more Hollywood series to shoot in Blighty. George Osborne, the U.K.'s chancellor of the exchequer…
LONDON -- Warner Bros. has confirmed that the Tom Cruise movie "All You Need Is Kill" will be the first production to shoot at the newly reopened Leavesden Studios.
The Royal Court, the subsidized theater that is London's foremost producer of new plays, is joining forces with commercial org Ambassador Theater Group (ATG) to transfer two of its biggest hits to…
DreamWorks has joined the U.K. Film Council fight and has penned a letter "of great concern" to Blighty's government, making it the second letter from Hollywood this week.