HONG KONG–The team of Hong Kong film makers who last week delivered "Verax", a short film about fugitive former NSA operative Edward Snowden, say they were propelled by an urge to get beyond the…
NBCUniversal is evaluating potential acquisitions of YouTube multichannel networks in multiple genres, with a particular interest in those aimed at women, said Lori Conkling, media conglom’s…
Looking to boost its reach beyond legacy pay TV, Discovery Communications has launched TestTube, an ad-supported, free-to-consumer network aimed at young males, stocked with 15 original series…
Godfrey Reggio's "Visitors" will world preem at the Toronto Film Festival, 30 years after the theatrical release of the helmer's influential cult film "Koyaanisqatsi," it was announced Wednesday.
Helena Bonham Carter and Dominic West are to play Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton in a BBC biopic.
Twentieth Century Fox TV has upped Casey Kyber to senior veep of research.
Netflix got a bit of breathing room as a rival service by Verizon and Redbox won't launch until 2013, the telco's CEO Lowell McAdams said Tuesday during the UBS media conference in Gotham.
UTA's Mike Jelline has been upped to co-head of TV Talent. Jelline joins current department co-head Nancy Gates, who works out of the percentery's Gotham office. Jelline will remain based in Los…
NBC Entertainment chairman Robert Greenblatt and retired attorney Michael Lawson have joined the Los Angeles board of City Year, a national org that unites young people for a year of service in urban…
After deciding to make its adaptation of Hasbro boardgame Ouija a low-budget pic, Universal Pictures has recruited the team of Juliet Snowden and Stiles White to rewrite and helm it.
"Harry Potter" director David Yates has come onboard to direct an adaptation of Emma Forrest's memoir "Your Voice in My Head" for London-based Ruby Films.