“Waiting for Superman” director Davis Guggenheim has started shooting a feature-length documentary on 15-year-old Pakistani education activist Malala Yousafzai, with Walter Parkes and Laurie…
Kristin Scott Thomas easily upstages Ryan Gosling's near-catatonic turn in this reunion of "Drive" director and star.
CANNES – Organizers of a U.N.-backed campaign for universal education called on TV execs at MipTV Wednesday to get behind a series of initiatives over the next 1,000 days, including a June 1 concert…
Margaret Thatcher, who died Monday of a stroke, age 87, was one of the U.K.'s most politically divisive figures in recent history — and, as a result, was a media favorite. She became a pop-culture…
CANNES — Former U.K. prime minister Gordon Brown will be at the MipTV market Wednesday to tubthump for the UN's Global Education First Initiative. He spoke to Variety about the role he hopes the TV…
Liberty Media said Tuesday that it will buy a 27.3% stake in the cable TV provider Charter Communications for about $2.62 billion. The Englewood, Colo.-based holding company controlled by billionaire…
LONDON — India's Jungle Book Entertainment is targeting the U.S. market, working with Canadian producer Fred Fuchs to develop big-budget English-language TV drama "Greeks," in association with…
Already armed with the Oscar for starring in Peter Morgan's "The Queen," Helen Mirren has said that she thought more than twice about repeating the role. Choosing to do so is the best thing to have…
Intel finally confirmed the company's worst-kept secret: plans to launch a virtual MSO service in the U.S. by year-end.
LONDON -- If you can't beat 'em, take their business model.