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…
At a concert to raise money for the legal fund to overturn Proposition 8, Elton John earned multiple standing ovations for classics like "Bennie and the Jets," "Rocket Man" and "Levon," but the…
Lainie Kazan has resigned from the national board of the Screen Actors Guild and from the Hollywood board with nine months left on her three-year term.
Jackie Chan, Vera Wang, Bob Iger and Willow Bay, Anna Wintour, Christiane Amanpour, Barbra Streisand, B.D. Wong, Herbie Hancock and James Brolin are among the celebrities attending tonight's White…
The British Academy of Film and Television Arts Los Angeles has re-elected "American Idol" executive producer Nigel Lythgoe as chairman.
The Writers Guild of America West has studied the government conditions placed on the Comcast and NBC Universal combination and have found them insufficient. They released a statement this morning…
Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu's "Biutiful," Susanne Bier's "In a Better World" and Denis Villeneuve's "Incendies" are among the nine foreign-lingo pics that have made the Academy's shortlist for…
Potentially clearing the way for installation of a new CEO at Sony Music Entertainment, the music firm's topper Rolf Schmidt-Holtz is taking a role as a partner in a German entertainment tech startup.
The founder of the Peace Corps, who died today at 95, was "one of the great underappreciated figures of modern American history," writes Scott Stossel, his biographer. Stossel, deputy editor of the…