The prexy and employee of a company that webcasts TV shows to Japanese expats abroad have been taken into custody by Tokyo police for alleged copyright violations.
Sony Pictures Home Ent. has teamed with TF1 Video to create Gaul's biggest homevid distrib.
"Slumdog Millionaire's" box office triumph around the world has finally convinced Mexico's No. 2 web TV Azteca to make the quiz show "Who Wants to Be a Millionaire."
The major players in the cast of the Royal Shakespeare Company's 2008 production of "Hamlet" have been reassembled for a screen version.
China's film industry shook off global financial crisis woes last year and is on a fast track for more healthy growth this year, the country's top regulator said in its annual review of the biz.
The Metropolitan Atlanta Arts Fund has launched a two-year program called the Atlanta Arts Recovery initiative, in order to help sustain area arts orgs including several legit troupes.
A subsidiary of Canuck broadcaster CanWest Global Communications missed a C$10 million ($9.2 million) interest payment that was due Friday. In a statement, CanWest said its subsidiary,
Writers Guild of America West president Patric Verrone has issued an upbeat assessment of the guild's organizing efforts, citing gains in cable and new media.
The heavy hitters have come out in favor of ratifying SAG's deal -- including Alec Baldwin, George Clooney, Sally Field and Tom Hanks.
Natalie Portman will star with Danny McBride and James Franco in "Your Highness," a Universal Pictures comedy that begins production in July in Ireland. David Gordon Green ("Pineapple Express") is…