In the Venice festival's first announced deal, Lucky Red has snapped up Italian rights to Robert Rodriguez's "Machete."
Rob Minkoff's 3D action-adventure "Chinese Odyssey" is pushing forward, with James V. Hart ("Hook," "Contact") attached to pen the script for the English-language pic.
Global entertainment powerhouse Endemol has tapped Lara El Haddad as managing director of the firm's operation in the Middle East.
Sen. Barbara Boxer (D-Calif.) and challenger Carly Fiorina meet up tonight in their first debate, this time in the Northern California town of Moraga, with the event broadcast throughout the state…
BBC journalists have voted in favor of strike action in a dispute over pensions.
Warner Bros.' U.K.-based international TV production arm is partnering with John de Mol's Talpa Media to sell, adapt and produce entertainment formats owned by Talpa.
Veteran Indian helmer Singeetham Srinivasa Rao, who has more than 50 films to his credit, will shoot a film on the life of Jesus Christ on location in Israel.
Gallic media conglom Vivendi reported positive results Wednesday, with revenue up 6.1% on the same period last year to E14 billion ($18 billion).
With the summer season officially coming to an end this weekend, overall box office receipts are lagging slightly behind the same period last year.
The 67th Venice Film Festival bows today with a return to auteur basics, kicking off with the world preem of Darren Aronofsky's psychological thriller "Black Swan."