It was as a film director that Luc Besson discovered the abandoned coal-fire power station where La Cite du Cinema will eventually stand. The year was 1993, and Besson, along with a scaled-down crew…
TOKYO - The global TV world is seeing more Japanese content -- and not just the toons that have long been the country's biggest smallscreen export.
Paramount Pictures' film vault is opening up in the virtual world.
Billy Crudup has been set to play FBI director J. Edgar Hoover in "Public Enemies," the Michael Mann-directed crime drama for Universal that stars Johnny Depp as John Dillinger.
Universal is developing a feature called "Kill the Messenger" based on the true story of journalist Gary Webb.
"Alvin and the Chipmunks" bounded off shelves Tuesday to become the fastest selling DVD of the year.
While the TV business community gathered at NATPE in Las Vegas in January to pontificate about "what if," attendees at the upcoming Mip confab will be discussing "now what."
Richard Woolfe, the ambitious program head at U.K. multichannel web Sky, realized back in January that he had an urgent problem.
After "Heroes" preemed a couple of years ago to solid numbers in the States, the show's ratings began to fade.
At a recent London TV conference talking shop, Elisabeth Murdoch, head of fast-growing U.K. shingle Shine, made a throwaway remark that, arguably, spoke volumes.
His documentaries have exposed Henry Kissinger's alleged war crimes, Kenneth Lay's plundering and the abuse of terror suspects at the hands of U.S. interrogators. He's currently working to further…