Anne Hathaway will play Judy Garland in the Weinstein Co.'s legit and film adaptations of the Gerald Clarke-penned biography "Get Happy."
The Okinawa Movie Festival, Japan's first comedy fest, has awarded its competition Grand Prix to Katsuhide Motoki's laffer "Kamogawa horumo."
Japanese films dominated the Asian Film Awards in Hong Kong on Monday night, nabbing four top awards.
Walt Disney Japan has applied for a license to operate a free-to-air digital satellite channel in Japan, according to a report in the Nikkei newspaper,
Europe's biggest paybox, BSkyB, has won a victory in its long-running battle to hang onto its 17.9% stock holding in beleaguered U.K. terrestrial web ITV.
Attendance at the Mip TV mart will be dented -- but not decimated -- by recession, according to statistics released by organizers Reed Midem on Monday.
Time Warner has snapped up 31% of Ronald Lauder's Central European Media Enterprises for a reported $241.5 million.
Ridley Scott has been awarded a fellowship by the British Film Institute.
The Locarno Film Festival is strengthening its Asian ties by pacting with the Hong Kong Asia Film Financing Forum (HAF), where many pics from the area germinate.
Sony Pictures Entertainment is acting locally in an effort to think more globally when it comes to TV production.