RIO DE JANEIRO — Three-time Academy Award-nominated U.K. director Stephen Daldry ("Billy Elliot," "The Hours," "The Reader") will godfather "Streetkids United II – The Road to Rio." A chronicle of…
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LONDON — Anchor Bay Entertainment UK, the British arm of the Starz-owned, Beverly Hills-based distribution company, has inked a co-production pact with Jonathan Sothcott's London-based indie…
Los Angeles' new mayor has vowed to help staunch the flow of film and TV production jobs out of Hollywood, starting with the appointment of a film czar at City Hall.
"Rush," the high-octane car racing film about the public rivalry between legendary Formula One drivers Niki Lauda and James Hunt during the 1970s, has all the markings of Tinseltown's latest flashy…
Tribune Co., doubling down on the broadcast television biz, announced an agreement to acquire Local TV Holdings’s 19 TV stations in 16 key markets for $2.725 billion in cash — a deal that would make…
BBC Worldwide Prods. is developing British scripted series in America for the world with former BBC head of fiction Jane Tranter at the helm. Since Tranter came to the U.S. in 2009 to run BBC…
Since September, Spain has unleashed two of its three biggest movies ever: Juan Antonio Bayona's "The Impossible" with a $172.5 million gross worldwide and Andy Muschietti's Mama at $135.8 million…
Former EMI chairman and CEO Eric Luciano Nicoli is bowing an indie financing shingle with consumer marketing pro William Lewis, creative director John Stanley and financial services vet Dean…
A recent study by researchers in India and the U.K. has reinforced a strict anti-smoking campaign begun last year by the central board of film classification.
The untitled project comes from the newly formed TV division of Alcon Entertainment.