British thesps Helen Mirren, Michael Sheen and David Thewlis have come on board as patrons of the British Independent Film Awards, which take place Dec. 6.
Gallic telco giant France Telecom-Orange is to launch a video-on-demand website called Welles.
Updated That, and other news, in today's Roundup and Recap. On its Facebook page, the White House released a video of Stephen Colbert and President Obama auditioning and shooting the…
Canal Plus is thinking outside the box. The Gallic giant will launch a half-price premium pay TV offer, called Canal Plus Week-End, running Friday to Sunday night.
"Chameleon," the third feature by helmer Kisztina Goda, has been selected as Hungary's entry in the foreign-language film category of the Academy Awards.
Endemol has cut a deal with Jerry Seinfeld to serve as the international distrib for his nonscripted NBC skein "The Marriage Ref."
A strong selection of Hollywood movies is expected to bow in mainland China this summer, as domestic production has been largely silent ahead of the 60th anniversary of the Communist Party's…
WGA members have agreed to impose uniform eligibility standards for WGA West and WGA East.
David Hare will preem a play at London's National Theater this fall, with "The Power of Yes: A Dramatist Seeks to Understand the Financial Crisis" beginning perfs in October.
Piracy, falling prices and the rise of online viewing are continuing to drag down homevideo revenues in foreign markets despite the rapid growth in sales of Blu-ray discs, according to a report from…