South African heist thriller "iNumber Number" has been picked up for international distribution by Hong Kong and Amsterdam-based Fortissimo Films.
This month New Zealand shingle Libertine Pictures kicks open its doors with ambitious plans for the country's film and TV sector. Kiwi producers Richard Fletcher (pictured) and Paul Davis have teamed…
French gamemaker Ubisoft enlisted some outside help as it looked to launch "Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell" as a potential film franchise starring Tom Hardy.
President Obama has canceled his upcoming trip to California amidst the looming prospect of U.S. military intervention in Syria, a White House official confirmed. The trip was to include a fundraiser…
In an ironic way, toymaker Hasbro is helping Randall Emmett and George Furla grow up.
The Arab world's film festival landscape is undergoing changes, partly due to the disruptive impact of post-Arab Spring turmoil in such countries as Egypt but mostly prompted by a concerted effort…
LONDON — Net profit at Bertelsmann, Europe's biggest media company, rose 11% to €306 million ($405 million) in the first six months of this year. Revenue dropped 1.9% to €7.43 billion ($9.8 billion)…
What does one of the greatest film franchises of all-time have in common with the world's largest coffee shop chain? That would be George Lucas. The "Star Wars" creator invested almost $10 million in…
The glut of big-budget tentpoles left even less room than usual for specialty pics to spread out and catch audience attention this summer.
As anticipated, country star Luke Bryan's new "Crash My Party" debuted at No. 1 on the U.S. album chart behind a socko first week. Bryan's Capitol Nashville collection took the top slot with 528,000…
After weeks of haggling and mud-slinging, CBS and Time Warner Cable remained deadlocked over retransmission fees — resulting in blackouts Friday afternoon of CBS stations in New York, L.A., Dallas…