Larry Charles is set to helm Sacha Baron Cohen's comedy "The Dictator."
France's largest commercial web, TF1, has tapped U.K. format topper Remy Blumenfeld to help find new hits ahead of April's Mip TV sales mart.
Paris-based TF1 Intl. has acquired worldwide rights to a new adaptation of Louis Pergaud's classic novel "La guerre des boutons" (War of the Buttons), a family comedy about a play-war between two…
The 7th Glasgow Film Festival will host the world premiere of David Mackenzie's "You Instead" and the U.K. premiere of Kevin Macdonald's Roman epic "The Eagle," which both shot in Scotland.
Japan's Supreme Court has nixed a computer company's claim that its overseas streaming service is legit.
It's called Journopalooza — and the superlative surely must live up to the promise. On Friday, seven bands, all made up of current and former hacks of the trade, will perform at the National Press…
The Intl. Indian Film Academy has tapped Toronto as the host city for its 12th awards, a three-day, Bollywood star-studded event culminating with the IIFA awards ceremony on June 25 at the Rogers…
Pubcaster NHK will extend regular analog broadcasts to July 24, in line with commercial broadcasters, who announced the shut-off date last summer.
Gaul's France Telecom-Orange has merged its pay TV bouquet Orange Cinema Series with rival Canal Plus' TPS Star, creating a 50/50 joint venture, the companies announced Wednesday.
Wild Bunch has acquired all French rights to "When We Leave," Germany's foreign-language Oscar entry, which failed to secure a place in the list of 9 hopefuls released by the Academy of Motion…
With today marking the 50th anniversary of the start of John F. Kennedy's presidency, Vanity Fair has posted Todd Purdum's retrospective on the inauguration and, a night earlier, a gala organized by…