From its shiny new downtown home, the Toronto Film Festival launches what may be its most ambitious edition tonight.
Malin Akerman has signed onto CIA thriller "The Numbers Station," and will star alongside previously announced thesp Ethan Hawke.
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Lionsgate and Mexican media giant Grupo Televisa are expanding on their 2-year-old strategic partnership to jointly form a shingle.
The Screen Actors Guild has reached a tentative three-year deal with negotiators repping about 40 of its own business representatives at its Hollywood HQ.
Public television writers repped by the Writers Guild of America have unanimously ratified a new four-year pact.
Jerry Brown has agreed to participate in three debates against gubernatorial challenger Meg Whitman: A UC Davis event on Sept. 28, a Fresno matchup on Oct. 2 and an Oct. 12 debate in San Rafael. If…
BBC Worldwide America has named former Dow Jones exec Ann Sarnoff chief operating officer. She will report to former Viacom colleague and BBC Worldwide America prexy Herb Scannell.
Canuck TV producer Shaftesbury Films is launching Shaftesbury Factual to focus on non-fiction programming.
With 2007's "The Secret of the Grain," Tunisian-born and France-based Abdellatif Kechiche broke through as one of Gaul's best-regarded Maghrebi-French directors.
Producer Christine Vachon has been tapped to deliver the Variety Cinema Militans Lecture at the Netherlands Film Festival Sept. 26.
Ticket sales and the number of journos attending Venice are up this year, which is no small feat, considering the poor global economy.