Sony Pictures Classics has picked up North American rights to Cannes alum "Life, Above All."
The U.K.'s biggest private terrestrial web, ITV, has acquired a hefty movie package from NBC Universal comprising current and library fare.
Hollywood is a generous town. Just ask Tom Sherak, who is organizing his 18th consecutive Dinner of Champions benefiting the Southern California chapter of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society.
A price war in the Italo pay TV market is in the offing after Rupert Murdoch's Sky Italia announced it was slashing prices of some services up to 25%.
More than half of U.K. TV audiences expect to watch the next soccer World Cup, which takes place in 2014, in 3D.
Venezuelan director Marcel Rasquin's film "Brother" (Hermano), about two boys seeking escape from a slum through soccer, won the main Golden George prize at Moscow Intl. Film Festival.
City Screen, which runs Blighty arthouse chain Picturehouse Cinemas, has secured exclusive international rights to broadcasting theater from this year's Edinburgh Festival Fringe on its screens.
The Yokohama District Court has issued a restraining order against a rightist group threatening to disrupt screenings of the dolphin doc "The Cove" at the Yokohama New Theater.
Some e3.9 billion ($4.8 billion) was spent in Europe on acquiring finished TV programs and format licenses last year, according to a report from market research company Content Economics Research.
Rufus Norris will helm a new production of Clifford Odets' drama "The Country Girl" in the West End this fall.
Domestic Film DAILY
PROVIDED BY: Box Office
Non-Stop1Daily:$1.6M Cumulative:$36.7M Universal Pictures -3.70%
Son of God
Son of God2Daily:$1.4M Cumulative:$31.5M Fox 8.58%
The LEGO Movie
The LEGO Movie3Daily:$1.0M Cumulative:$214.0M Warner Brothers 6.54%