Revenues were up last year for Canada's cable and satellite operators, according to a report from broadcast regulator the Canadian Radio-Television and Telecommunications Commission.
Ann Hornaday of The Washington Post has an extensive piece on why Hollywood hasn't made a definitive biopic on the life of Martin Luther King, or of the civil rights era, for that matter. She pegs it…
Law enforcement agencies have wrapped a huge dragnet of counterfeiters across the Asia-Pacific region, which involved 1,303 raids targeting the production, distribution and sale of pirated pics.
Sean Penn and Iggy Pop have signed on as voice talent for the English-language version of Sony Picture Classics' toon "Persepolis."
Updated That, and other news, in today’s Political Panorama. Imagine how popular John McCain would be in Hollywood had he not run for President this year. It wasn’t too long ago that he was earning…
Kevin Spacey will return as Lex Luthor in "Superman: Man of Steel" and appear in "Telstar," Nick Moran's film version of Moran and James Hicks' 2005 darkly comic West End play about flamboyant '60s…
The top Democratic presidential contenders will take part in an Aug. 9 debate on gay issues, in what is being billed as a first-of-its-kind event, with Viacom's Logo cable net to air it.
Sweden's Astoria Cinemas loop filed for bankruptcy on Monday, leaving SF Bio as the country's sole exhib. Astoria has been fighting for survival since October when it applied for protection from…
Pubcaster ARD's units Bavaria Film and Studio Hamburg are setting up a joint home entertainment division to market video and DVD rights for their TV series and movies.
Kansas Sen. Sam Brownback, a contender for the 2008 GOP presidential nomination, will make an effort to explicitly grant the Federal Communications Commission authority over fleeting expletives on…
Updated The Human Rights Campaign and MTV’s Logo network will host a one-hour forum of leading Democratic contenders in Los Angeles on Aug. 9. Hillary Clinton, Barack Obama and John Edwards are…