Cannes: Richie Metha to Direct Jay Baruchel Starrer ‘Baseballissimo’ (Exclusive)

The producers are looking for a new lead to play a minor-league pitcher on an Italian baseball team after Anton Yelchin's accidental death in mid-2016.read more

‘Teletubbies’ Owner Buys Peanuts, Strawberry Shortcake Brands for $345 Million

The deal follows DHX Media and Iconix Brand Group already co-producing a TV animated series based on the classic Strawberry Shortcake kids toy brand.read more

Hulu Nabs ‘Cardinal’ and ‘Gap Year’ in Multiseries Streaming Deal with eOne

Around 240 hours of Entertainment One shows are headed to the streamer as part of a licensing pact. read more

Hot Docs: Mexican Refugee Crisis Film Takes Top Jury Prize

North America's largest documentary festival named Pau Ortiz's 'The Other Side of the Wall' the winner of the best international feature prize. read more

Former ABC Executive Duncan Gray, Cineflix Launch TV Joint Venture

Gray, a former 'Jimmy Kimmel Live!' exec producer, is pacting with the 'Marcella' producer to run Twenty Six 03 Entertainment. read more

Justin Bartha, Bruce Greenwood, Inbar Lavi Join Indie ‘Sorry For Your Loss’

'Schitt's Creek' writer Collin Friesen makes his directorial debut with the indie comedy. read more

Cineplex Earnings Rise on Premium Ticket, Concessions Sales

Despite a weaker Hollywood film slate, Canadians paid 3D upcharges for 'Beauty and the Beast,' 'The Lego Batman Movie' and 'Rogue One.'read more

Ion Nabs Shenae Grimes-Beech Crime Drama ‘The Detail’

The '90210' star plays a street-smart detective in yet another Canadian series headed to the U.S. channel.read more

Lionsgate Names New Head of Tribeca Shortlist

Former Getty Images exec Monica Bloom will oversee the SVOD service for film buffs, replacing Jeff Bronikowski. read more

New Doc Follows Islamic State Recruitment of Westerners

'Recruiting for Jihad,' about a notorious Jihadist missionary in Norway, reveals the tangled role of the media as the police and security forces fight terrorism. read more

Lionsgate Promotes Laura Kennedy to COO of TV Group

She was previously executive vp of TV operations and corporate development. read more

Imax Quarterly Earnings Fall Sharply

The giant-screen exhibitor, led by CEO Richard Gelfond, saw weaker box office compared to a year-ago when 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' and 'Deadpool' played on its screens, but...

Gillian Anderson Demands End to Canada’s Seal Hunt in Letter to Justin Trudeau

"Climate change is already decimating ice-dependent seals," the long-time animal rights advocate urged Canadian prime minister Justin Trudeau in a letter. read more

Imax Strikes New 40-Theater Deal in China

Omnijoi is acquiring more giant screens to show Chinese films like 'Journey to the West' alongside Hollywood titles in its multiplexes.read more

Hulu Nabs Rosie Perez’s ‘Pure’ in Streaming Deal

The Mennonite drug-running drama also stars Ryan Robbins and A.J. Buckley. read more