Thursday, October 17, 2019

AUSTRALIAN TV CHANNEL’S BESTIALITY BILLBOARD YANKED

May 3, 2013 by · Leave a Comment 

Australian billboard advertising for the Foxtel arts channel Studio has been ordered taken down by Foxtel which acknowledged that the scene featured in the ad — a man simulating sex with a pig — was “clearly in appalling taste and demonstrates a lapse of judgment by Studio.” The image, taken from the British series Black […]

LIONSGATE CONSUMMATES MARRIAGE WITH SUMMIT

January 13, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Lionsgate has agreed to acquire Twilight studio Summit Entertainment in a deal said to be worth $412.5 million. In an announcement late today (Friday), Lionsgate Co-chairman and CEO Jon Feltheimer and Vice Chairman Michael Burns said, “We are uniting two powerful entertainment brands, bringing together two world-class feature film franchises, to establish a commanding position […]

PARAMOUNT GIVES LOGO A MAKE-OVER

December 14, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Paramount today (Wednesday) unveiled a new logo to celebrate its 100th anniversary. The logo displays a more-distant view of the company’s mountain, with a sunrise (or sunset) behind it. The words “100 Years” is superimposed on the mountain. Paramount said that the logo will first be seen at the beginning of Mission Impossible — Ghost […]

MOVIE TAX CREDITS BILL STALLED IN HAWAIIAN LEGISLATURE

May 4, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

The bill that would have raised the tax credits for film and TV productions shot in Hawaii has stalled in the Hawaiian legislature and with it plans to build two movie studios, on the islands of Oahu and Maui. The bill would have boosted tax credits on films shot in Oahu to 35 percent from […]