This week in 21CF news: Fox Searchlight and Guillermo del Toro, Star wins major cricket rights, Deadpool fights cancer in pink

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This week’s recap of news about 21st Century Fox and its businesses includes Fox Searchlight’s development deal with Oscar-winning director Guillermo del Toro, Star winning cricket broadcast rights in India, FX ordering a pilot based on the comic book series “Y: The Last Man,” Deadpool raising money for cancer prevention with a pink suit and

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This week in 21CF news: ‘Isle of Dogs’ wins SXSW award, ‘Deadpool’ gets China premiere, ‘9-1-1’ has strong season finale

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This week’s recap of news about 21st Century Fox and its businesses includes Fox Searchlight’s “Isle of Dogs” (now playing in theaters) winning the SXSW Audience Award and getting a release date in China, “Deadpool 2” scoring well in test screenings, FOX’s “9-1-1” having a strong first season premiere and more. Wes Anderson’s ‘Isle of

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20th Century Fox’s Stacey Snider talks technology, theatrical windows, ‘Hidden Figures’ and superhero movies at Code Media 2017

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Technology, theatrical windows and superhero movies were among the topics discussed during 20th Century Fox Film Chairman and CEO Stacey Snider’s wide-ranging session with CNBC senior media and entertainment correspondent Julia Boorstin at Recode’s Code Media conference in Dana Point, Calif., last week. Here’s a recap of the discussion: The importance of technology at 20th

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This week in 21CF news: ‘Alien: Covenant’ and ‘Planet of the Apes’ go VR, ‘Archer’ moves to FXX, Hulu adds CBS

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The first week of 2017 was busy with news about 21CF and its businesses. This week’s recap includes FOX News placing Tucker Carlson in the 9 p.m. anchor slot, “Alien: Covenant” and “Planet of the Apes” getting virtual reality experiences, Hulu adding CBS to its TV streaming offering, and more. FOX News taps Tucker Carlson

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This week in 21CF news: Nat Geo’s rebrand, World Series ratings wins for FOX, ‘Before the Flood’ premiering without commercials

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This week’s recap of news about 21CF and its businesses features National Geographic’s big rebrand, World Series wins for FOX, FOX Sports 1’s continued strength, “Before the Flood” premiering commercial-free across National Geographic’s digital and streaming platforms worldwide, and more. In global rebrand, National Geographic drops ‘Channel’ from its network name (Adweek) Game 1 of

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John Nallen talks about TV taking ad dollars from digital, RSNs, importance of programming rights at Deutsche Bank conference

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John Nallen, Chief Financial Officer for 21st Century Fox, spoke with Deutsche Bank analyst Bryan Kraft at Deutsche Bank’s 24th Annual Media, Internet & Telecom Conference today. During the 45-minute discussion, John talked about how advertising dollars are flowing from digital to television, the strength of regional sports networks (RSNs) and the importance of having

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Break the fourth wall with ‘Deadpool,’ in theaters Feb. 12

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It’s been more than 10 years in the making, but Ryan Reynolds is finally starring as the titular (and titillating) character in 20th Century Fox’s “Deadpool,” hitting theaters Feb. 12. For the uninitiated, Deadpool is Marvel Comics’ most unconventional antihero known for his dark sense of humor, quick-healing powers and fondness for breaking the fourth

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