News Corp. is investing up to $120 million in Sky Deutschland by buying 49 million new shares, the company said Monday. The capital will up News Corp.'s stake in the satcaster to 45.4% from 39.96%…
Korean actress Song Hye-kyo has been cast in Wong Kar Wai's "The Grand Master," according to her Seoul-based agency, Eden Nine Entertainment.
Sundance has added world premieres of films by fest vets Lisa Cholodenko, Gurinder Chadha and Galt Niederhoffer.
Jason Butler Harner segues from an extended Off Broadway stint in "Our Town" to his U.K. stage debut in the Donmar Warehouse revival of Lanford Wilson's "Serenading Louie."
Henning Mankell, author of the bestselling "Wallander" novels, is penning a four-part TV series on the life of Ingmar Bergman.
Claudio Villarruel and Bernarda Llorente have quit as chief programmers at leading Argentine broadcaster Telefe.
"One Piece Film: Strong World" topped the Japanese B.O. for its second weekend win in a row.
Kadokawa ContentsGate, a subsid of the Kadokawa Group, has launched a movie streaming site with more than 100 Kadokawa pics, both new and classic, as well as other visual content.
California's Court of Appeal has denied Roman Polanski's effort to dismiss the 32-year-old case against him.
I'm in Minneapolis for the holidays — home for the holidays, to be exact — so posting will be a little lighter. But here's some links of interest: Chris Cillizza of the Washington Post cites "local…