The recently postponed 52nd Asia Pacific Film Festival will now go ahead in Taipei sometime in 2009.
Playwright William Gibson, whose "The Miracle Worker" earned three Tonys with the true story of the deaf-blind Helen Keller's rescue from a world of ignorance, died Nov. 25 in Stockbridge, Mass. He…
Bill Drake, who turned 1960s top 40 AM radio into "Boss Radio" on KHJ and other stations, died Saturday of cancer in West Hills, Calif.
Overture Films and A Bigger Boat are going short, developing an untitled feature produced by Peter Farrelly and Charles Wessler consisting of two dozen short comedy films in the vein of "The Groove…
Songwriter Alan Gordon, who co-wrote the Turtles' hit song "Happy Together," died of cancer Nov. 22 in Scottsdale, Ariz.
"Liverpool," from Argentina's Lisandro Alonso, took best feature at Spain's Gijon Festival Saturday, which closed Saturday with "In Search of a Midnight Kiss," from U.S. helmer Alex Holdridge.
Contenders include incumbents "Extras" and "30 Rock," freshmen like "Worst Week" and "Kath and Kim" and exiting series "Aliens in America."
Drama contenders include incumbents "Mad Men," freshmen like "True Blood," upperclassmen such as "Burn Notice" and exiting series such as "The Wire."
ITV, the U.K.'s biggest private terrestrial web, has tapped the BBC exec credited with nurturing the original version of global hit "Strictly Come Dancing" — known in the U.S. as "Dancing With the…
U.S. drama ``Frozen River,'' helmed by Courtney Hunt, won the top film kudo at the Stockholm Intl. Film Festival, which specializes in pics by up-and-coming directors.