When Cartoon Network execs were considering issues to tackle through a public-service campaign, the problem of bullying quickly emerged as a natural fit with the cabler's core demo of kids 9 to 12.
It's not pretty as two entertainment activists go at it: Wyclef Jean has fired back at Sean Penn, who criticized his Haitian presidential bid. Jean's counter-charge: Penn was too busy using cocaine…
German helmer Doris Doerrie is moving from the light-heartedness of her last feature, "The Hairdresser," to the darker and seedier side of Berlin with her next project, "Glueck."
"Glee" hits Russian screens next week when terrestrial network TNT launches a dubbed version of the Fox series.
Franco-German net Arte has inked a raft of sales on Gallic helmer Loic Prigent's "The Day Before," a lifestyle mag co-produced by the Sundance Channel.
Media Content & Communications Services India announced Tuesday the launch of its Bengali-language Star Ananda and Marathi-language Star Majha news channels in the U.S. and Canada.
Lorber Films has picked up U.S. rights to Michelangelo Frammartino's Italian pic "Le Quattro Volte," currently making the rounds of North American film fests.
A further three countries -- Sweden, Romania and South Korea -- have selected their entries for the foreign-language Oscar race.
Takeshi Kitano will make a sequel to his 2010 Cannes competition entry "Outrage," his Office Kitano agency has announced.
Edward and Rory McHenry's "Jackboots on Whitehall," which features the voices of Ewan McGregor, Rosamund Pike, Richard E. Grant and Timothy Spall, will open London's 18th Raindance Film Festival.