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Coronavirus: Production on Baz Luhrmann’s Elvis Presley Biopic Suspended Indefinitely
Production on Baz Luhrmann’s Elvis biopic in Australia has been suspended indefinitely after the Warner Bros. project was hit by star Tom Hanks' positive test for the coronavirus last week.
CBS’ Australia Network Bets on Local Versions of ‘Masked Singer,’ ‘Survivor’ and ‘Bachelor’ for 2020
Australia’s Network Ten will rely on a staple diet of reality series, including local versions of hits 'The Masked Singer,' a double dose of 'Survivor' and 'The Bachelor' franchise, to help continue to grow its target under-50s audience, the CBS-owned broadcaster revealed.
Screen Australia Exceeds Gender Parity Targets, Extends Program
Australia’s national funding agency Screen Australia will extend a program aimed at achieving gender parity in the production sector by another four years after announcing that the Gender Matters initiative has exceeded its targets in its first three years.
Geoffrey Rush Wins Sexual Harassment Defamation Suit Against News Corp. Newspaper
The Oscar winner has won an initial $610,000 in damages from the Daily Telegraph, which alleged he'd engaged in inappropriate behavior toward co-star Eryn Jean Norvill during a production of 'King Lear' in 2015 and 2016.
StudioCanal Australia Backs Helena Rubinstein Biopic
The feature will be the first to be developed under StudioCanal's Cultivator Fund.
CBS Corp. Closes Acquisition of Australia’s Ten Network
The deal will allow CBS to "expand on our close working relationship" and pave the way for "further multiplatform distribution opportunities for CBS content," says Leslie Moonves.
Fox International Backs Australian Comedy From Marion Pilowsky
Producer Pilowsky will be making her directorial debut with 'The Call Back.'
Shanghai: Russell Crowe to Lead Jury for Australian Academy’s Inaugural Best Asian Film Award
The award will be the centerpiece of the Australian Academy of Cinema and Televison Arts' new Asia International Engagement Program.
Mel Gibson’s ‘Hacksaw Ridge’ Sweeps Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts Awards
The epic WWII film won a total of 9 AACTAs out of 13 nominations, including best film and best director.
‘Game Of Thrones,’ ‘Wentworth’ Help TV Production in Australia Rise to Record Levels
Despite big productions such as 'Hacksaw Ridge' and 'The Nest' local feature film production remains steady while overall production dips slightly according to Screen Australia.
News Corp Australia CEO Peter Tonagh Named Head of Foxtel
He takes the reins at the pay TV company from Richard Freudenstein who departs after four and a half years.
Oscars: ‘Mad Max: Fury Road’ Sets Australian Record With Six Wins
George Miller's post-apocalyptic road movie bested the previous record for an Australian film, which had been held by 'The Piano' with three Academy Awards.