German sellers continued to rack up sales at the Mip TV mart in Cannes.
Disney-ABC-ESPN Television has inked multi-year deals with South African paybox M-Net and Finnish broadcast network Nelonen Media at the Mip TV programming market.
Gallic TV group Marathon is to distribute North American series in France as a potential prelude to it plans to expand into pan-European rights acquisition.
A&E Television Networks has licensed three seasons of "Criss Angel Mindfreak" to AXN Beyond, Sony Pictures Entertainment's Asia-Pacific cable and satellite channel.
Discovery Communications has secured a program block on ProSiebenSat.1's Kabel Eins, a German free-to-air channel.
In the latest PR move in the battle for control of Lionsgate, Carl Icahn has shot back at the minimajor for urging debtholders to be cautious before they agree to sell to Icahn.
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Identical twin brothers alternately embrace and attack each other across France in tyro helmer Pascal-Alex Vincent's humorless, two-note road movie.
Disney has picked up the rights to Clete Smith's yet-to-be-published novel "Grandma's Intergalactic Bed & Breakfast" for Mandeville Films to adapt into a family feature.
Disney has set Julie Anne Robinson to make her feature directing debut on "The Last Song," a Miley Cyrus starrer that will begin production in June.
Miramax Films has acquired North American rights to Mandate Pictures' romantic comedy "The Baster," starring Jennifer Aniston and Jason Bateman.