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A $20 million TV mini-series based on the classic French tale "Dangerous Liaisons" has been plunged into financial peril, following the recent decision by the U.K government to remove tax breaks from…
The inauguration of the Tribeca Film Festival injected a healthy dose of Hollywood tinsel into a still-recovering downtown New York. And while it was too early to tell what boost the festival would…
Everything at Cannes is larger than life, including the participants. From May 15-26, key players in the pic biz -- filmmakers, distributors, critics, executives, actors, agents -- will converge…
When the erudite Good Machine founder James Schamus and his sales sidekick David Linde struck a deal with Vivendi Universal to run the studio's specialty unit Focus ten days ago, the message was…
Weaving a screenplay out of "Spider-Man's" torturous development arc and shepherding the comicbook adaptation to its historic $114.8 million bow created a veritable web of intrigue. And no single…
The modern-day exhibition business in Thailand is only 10 years old, but it seems the terrible teens are setting in already.
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