MPI Media Group, L.A.-based XYZ Films and Pellicola of Amsterdam have entered into a co-production deal for helmer-scribe Richard Raaphorst's "Frankenstein's Army."
Christian Bale is going to "Concrete Island," Filmax Intl.'s drama with Brad Anderson attached to direct.
Rep. Hal Rogers (R-Ky.), chairman of the House Appropriations Committee, is proposing eliminating funding this year for the Corporation for Public Broadcasting as part of a series of $74 billion in…
European powerhouse StudioCanal is teaming with Mark Cuban and Todd Wagner's 2929 Entertainment and Gary Levinsohn's Mutual Film Co. to make "Blackbird," the next film by Austria's Stefan Ruzowitzky…
The decision by Sen. Jim Webb (D-Va.) not to run again once again highlights the challenge that Democrats will have in retaining the Senate in 2012, although many of the 23 seats they will be…
News Corp. is expected to announce that it has bought Elisabeth Murdoch's shingle Shine as early as next week.
Politico's Mike Allen reports this morning that former Connecticut senator Chris Dodd is in negotiations to be the next CEO of the Motion Picture Assn. of America. "It's not a done deal, but he's…
Italian prosecutors have formally requested a fast-track trial for Italo prime minister and media mogul Silvio Berlusconi on charges of sex with an underage prostitute and abuse of power in trying to…
Hollywood will be dealing with a new team at Canada's CTV after several top execs were shown the door Monday as telco giant BCE puts its own stamp on the broadcaster it acquired in September for $1.3…
Nippon Television Network is to raise its stake in Madhouse from 10.4% to 84.5% and make the Tokyo-based toon house a subsid.
Sarah Ker-Hornell has been appointed exec director and CEO of Canada's FilmOntario, the private consortium that encourages filmmaking in the province. She had been the org's managing director since…