U.K. paybox BSkyB is taking a leaf out of HBO's book when it comes to pricey original drama with an adaptation of blockbuster "Strike Back," set against the backdrop of a Middle East hostage crisis.
Hollywood scribes are feeling the double-whammy of the recession and pre-strike stockpiling.
Dana Delany has been named co-president of the Creative Coalition, the nonprofit org that advocates for increased support of the arts and other causes.
"28 Weeks Later" helmer Juan Carlos Fresnadillo is in talks to direct "Bioshock," the Universal Pictures adaptation of the Take-Two Interactive videogame.
Thesp Diego Luna will make his feature directorial debut with family drama "Abel."
Norway has signed the European co-production convention, the 40th country to do so.
"Max Manus" won seven awards including best picture at the Norwegian film industry's Amanda awards.
Tribune Co. has reached a long-awaited definitive agreement to sell the Chicago Cubs and Wrigley Field to the billionaire Ricketts family.
The 57th San Sebastian Festival will be bookended by two North American films.
North Korea may have reopened its border with the South only last week, but for the past few months, a documentary crew has been in the heavily fortified demilitarized zone -- filming a wildlife doc.
The Argentine Football Assn. (AFA) signed a deal Aug. 20 with the national government for TV rights, ending a 17-year tie-up with a private media company that aired most matches on cable and…