Paul Fox's Canuck thriller "The Dark Hours" scooped two awards at the ninth Puchon Intl. Fantastic Film Festival (PiFan), which wrapped Saturday. As well as winning the top prize, pic shared actress…
New York Attorney General Eliot Spitzer is expected to settle Monday with Sony BMG as part of an 11-month probe into the music industry's use of "independent promoters" to influence radio play.
The English-language portion of the Just for Laughs Comedy Festival in Montreal wrapped Sunday with a smattering of deals, lots of backroom chat and a whole lot of buzz.
Chinese actress Ziyi Zhang and actor Ge You will lead the cast of "Banquet," a big-budget drama by Feng Xiaogang. The period pic is a $15 million effort bankrolled by ambitious private-sector players…
In a first for a German format, Rose d'Or winner "Schiller Street" has been snapped up by Fox Television Studios and looks set to be remade for U.S. and U.K. audiences.
Mark Cuban's HD Net is the only U.S. TV network that will transmit the entire coverage of the launch of NASA's Discovery space shuttle in full high definition.
John Malone's Liberty Global has inked an agreement to buy one of the largest broadband operators in Romania, continuing Liberty's expansion across Central and Eastern Europe.
Go Go Luckey, the shingle behind MTV's "Laguna Beach," has inked a first-look deal with reality powerhouse Endemol USA. Pact calls for principals Gary and Julie Auerbach to develop and produce both…
"Charlie and the Chocolate Factory" and "Wedding Crashers" held on in their second weeks, topping a quartet of new titles, including a disappointing debut for "The Island." Warner Bros. reported…
For the better part of the last decade, Garry Hynes has been a woman on a mission. The plays of John Millington Synge (1871-1909) were a building block of her theatrical career: In the early days of…