Bruno Podalydes' "Bancs Publics," an ensemble film starring a bevy of well-known Gallic thesps, including Mathieu Amalric ("The Diving Bell and the Butterfly"), will open the Paris Cinema Intl. Film…
The Puchon Intl. Fantastic Film Festival, Asia's largest genre sprocket opera, will open its 13th edition with "M.W.," which is based on the work of Japanese cartoonist Tezuka Osamu.
HBO has inked a three-year pay TV output deal with film licensing group Eastern European Acquisition Pool for the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Hungary, Bulgaria and the former Yugoslavia.
The one-two punch of Keith Olbermann and Rachel Maddow featured two guests with pointed criticisms of the Obama administration. On the former, Bill Maher expressed doubts that the president would be…
Imax has pacted to show up to three Chinese-language features on screens in China and elsewhere in Asia, the first-ever deal for the giantscreen exhib to show foreign-language pictures.
Canadian filmmaker Allan W. King, a respected and controversial documentarian and helmer of narrative film and TV, died June 15 of a brain tumor in Toronto. He was 79.
Cash-strapped Canuck broadcaster CanWest Global has been given yet another extension in its discussion with its creditors.
David Letterman made another apology to Sarah Palin for his joke last week about her and her daughter, taking "full responsibility" for humor that he said was "beyond flawed." Protests at the Ed…
Director Nicolas Winding Refn's "Bronson," a biopic about the U.K.'s most violent prisoner, won the A$60,000 ($48,000) Sydney Film Prize on Sunday as the Sydney Film Festival wrapped.
A Russian court has dropped the case against adult cartoon channel 2X2 for screening the series "South Park," which religious groups allege stirs up national hatred.