A state court judge has ruled -- for now -- that a jury should decide on the claims in the suit by heirs of "Lord of the Rings" creator J.R.R. Tolkien against New Line Cinema over profits from the…
Updated with changes Rob Reiner, Bruce Cohen and Dustin Lance Black are among the board members of the American Foundation for Equal Rights, the org behind the federal suit challenging Proposition 8…
Money-losing Gallic pubcaster France Televisions will shed up to 900 employees, some 10% of staffers, between now and 2012 as part of a plan to return it to profitability.
Spanish-language media titan Televisa has inked a pact with no. 3 social networking site Hi5 to distribute videos from its vast library of long- and short-format offerings.
Revenue from international sales and production of TV shows in overseas markets by U.K. shingles reached an all-time high of £391 million ($643 million) last year.
A Cologne court has cleared the German version of controversial U.K. format "Baby Borrowers."
Luc Besson's EuropaCorp has pacted with France's Dassault Systemes to develop 3-D software applications for marketing and movies.
Korean sales agency Finecut has closed further deals on its Cannes slate.
The Locarno Film Festival will fete Gallic producer Martine Marignac with its Raimondo Rezzonico nod, given annually to a producer who epitomizes the indie ethos.
Horror maestro Takashi Shimizu, helmer of "The Grudge" series, including the two U.S. remakes, has starting shooting his first feature pic in three years, "The Shock Labyrinth," distrib Asmik Ace…
On NBC's "Inside the Obama White House," President Obama is asked by Brian Williams about what he thinks of Fred Armisen's impression of him on "Saturday Night Live." The answer: Not great, but…