Global Entertainment Group, a London-listed Asian entertainment investor, has raised £1.3 million ($2.54 million) in a share placing.
Japanese electronics giant Toshiba formally conceded defeat Tuesday in the battle between rival high-definition DVD formats.
Int'l sales specialist Fortissimo Films has picked up "The Song of the Sparrows," the Iranian movie which earned Reza Najie the Silver Bear for best actor at last week's Berlin festival.
"The Love of Siam," a drama about family crisis and gay teen love, took top kudos in Thailand's Subhanahongsa Awards on Sunday.
"Earth," the feature version of the hit BBC nature docu series "Planet Earth," has passed the two billion yen ($18.5 million) mark, making it the biggest BO docu of the past ten years.
Anywhere Road has acquired North American rights to the doc "A Very British Gangster," about Dominic Noonan, a notorious leader of a powerful Blighty organized crime family who was openly gay and…
Barbarian Film Fund will finance the psychological thriller "Urge," written by Guy Busick.
Kristin Kreuk, Michael Clarke Duncan, Chris Klein and Rick Yune will star in Hyde Park Entertainment and Capcom's "Street Fighter," based on the popular Japanese vidgame franchise.
Kenneth Branagh, Rhys Ifans and January Jones have climbed aboard "The Boat That Rocked," a Working Title production for Universal that Richard Curtis wrote and will direct.
Davis Entertainment's urban genre label, DJ Classicz, is developing the urban horror project "Shady Talez" for Paramount Pictures.