Kremlin-Backed TV, Radio Services Hit by Budget Woes Amid Ruble Crisis

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Ban on Ads on Pay TV Lifted in Russia, But Only for Local Networks

A ban on advertisements on pay TV in Russia has been lifted, but only for networks whose content is mostly produced locally. Meanwhile, Turner officials have discussed the return of CNN International to Russia with the country’s media watchdog. On Tuesday, the State Duma, the lower chamber of Russian parliament, adopted a bill that amends […]

eOne Renews John Morayniss’ Long-Term Contract

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‘Imitation Game’ Director Tackling Sci-Fi Love Story

Morten Tyldum, the director behind The Imitation Game, is going from the past to the far-flung future. How the New ‘Fantastic Four’ Trailer Stays Faithful to the Original ComicsMarvel Confirms Comic Book Reboot in ‘Secret Wars’ Event Series The Norwegian helmer is in negotiations to direct Passengers, a sci-fi love story that is being produced […]

Ang Lee to Direct ‘Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk’ for TriStar and Studio 8

For its first project under its deal with Sony Pictures, Jeff Robinov‘s Studio 8 has come aboard the film adaptation of Ben Fountain‘s novel Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk, which Ang Lee is directing. Robinov’s Fosun-backed Studio 8, together with Chinese distribution company Bona Film Group, is partnering with Tom Rothman‘s TriStar and Film4 on […]

Front Row Report, Armani Prive: Robin Wright’s First Fashion Show in 30 Years

Though her Claire Underwood character is known for having several sharp Armani dresses in her closet, actress Robin Wright hadn’t met the designer until she sat front row at his haute couture show on Tuesday night in Paris. “It’s my first fashion show. Not ever, but 1984 was the last one I saw,” she told […]

Colin Firth Boards ‘Theory of Everything’ Director’s Yacht Drama

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Taiwan’s Catchplay Co-Finances New Regency Titles ‘Assassin’s Creed’, ‘Splinter Cell’ and ‘The Revenant’

Taiwan’s independent film distributor Catchplay has inked a multi-picture deal with U.S.’s New Regency to co-invest and co-distribute in the latter’s productions The Revenant, Assassin’s Creed, and Splinter Cell. The Revenant, directed by Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu and starring Leonardo DiCaprio and Tom Hardy, is now in production and set to be released by 20th Century Fox […]

‘Better Call Saul’ Gets European Release Dates

Sundance: On the Scene Sundance 2015 Sundance: Jason Sudeikis, Winona Ryder Pick Their “Last Meals” The Scene at Sundance Film Festival 2015 (Photos) Sundance: Kevin Bacon Reacts to ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’s’ Kevin Bacon Jokes Sundance: Kristen Wiig, Jack Black Reveal Who Should Score Soundtrack to Their Lives (Video) Must Reads New All-Female ‘Ghostbusters’ Cast […]

Nintendo Posts Quarterly Profit But Cuts Full-Year Forecast

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