Like other Gallic TV nets, Arte France is moving more strongly into drama.
Noah Taylor, Paddy Considine and Sally Hawkins have joined the cast of "Submarine," TV writer/director Richard Ayoade's feature debut.
Sam Lavender has been upped to head of development at Film4, the film arm of U.K. broadcaster Channel 4.
California's First Lady Maria Shriver holds her annual Women's Conference in Long Beach on Tuesday, once again with a mix of celebrities and politicos. Among the highlights is a luncheon session…
Five Japanese entertainment companies, including distrib Toho and toon houses Studio Ghibli and Sunrise, will jointly launch a system for ferreting out pirated content on the Internet in China.
Paramount Pictures U.K. has picked up distribution rights for helmer Julian Kemp's "My Last Five Girlfriends," which premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival in May.
That, and other news, in today's Roundup and Recap. Al Franken's election had some on Capitol Hill wondering, "Who in the entertainment industry would be next to seek public office?" But Anne…
"Harragas," an immigration drama helmed by Algeria's Merzak Allouache, won the Golden Palm Tree and E40,000 ($60,000) at the 30th Valencia Mostra, which wrapped Saturday.
Rentrak has introduced its Box Office Essentials service to Russia, the world's ninth-largest movie exhibition market.
Add Ricky Gervais to the list of new faces fronting major kudocasts.