"Charlie and the Chocolate Factory," solidifying its status as a success in every major market, won the foreign box office crown for the fourth straight weekend with $10.2 million at 3,200 playdates…
Forensics gets a celebrity twist in "Death by Excess," a new series by Southern Star's Blighty off-shoot Oxford Scientific Films (OSF) that has been commissioned by satcaster BSkyB's flagship…
News Corp.'s Star has taken a 20% stake in Indonesian broadcaster antv.
The local movie biz is getting a HK$10 million ($1.3 million) boost. Ruili Holdings, which is changing its name to See Corp., will invest that money in 30 digital movies a year.
Abba Chan, the film producer also known as the father of Canto-pop music concerts, was arrested Thursday on charges of misappropriating HK$100 million ($12.8 million) from two listed companies.
Sweden's NonStop Television's niche channel Star! bowed Saturday in Iceland via a pact with broadcaster Iceland Telecom.
International broadcasting giant Modern Times Group has inked a $112 million pact to take a 50% stake in GES Media Holding, which owns TV Prima, the Czech Republic's second- largest TV channel.
Dutch production company IdtV has struck a deal with the China Sports Film & Television Co. and the Beijing (Olympic) Organizing Commit-tee to produce 12 sports docu-mentaries for the Chinese TV…
Casarotto Ramsay, one of the U.K.'s leading film talent agencies, has hired Rachel Holroyd. Holroyd is dissolving her startup literary agency, Essential Element Management. Her EEM partner, Amanda…
China has deported an American sentenced to 30 months in a Shanghai jail for selling hundreds of thousands of pirated DVDs on the Internet. Randolph Hobson Guthrie, 38, was flown Friday to L.A.…
Gallic animation studio Xilam is bringing comicbook hero Lucky Luke to the bigscreen in "Tous a l'ouest," slated to bow in fall 2007. Pic will be helmed by Olivier Jean-Marie from a script by…