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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11 key quotes from 21CF’s fiscal Q3 2017 earnings call: DMVPD revolution, strength of film business, Hotstar’s continued growth

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Yesterday, 21st Century Fox announced its fiscal Q3 2017 financial results. Afterward, the company held an earnings call featuring Executive Chairman Lachlan Murdoch, CEO James Murdoch and CFO John Nallen. It was an opportunity for 21CF to discuss a wide range of topics, including 21CF’s strategic priorities, the digital MVPD revolution, 20th Century Fox Film’s strength

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‘Hidden Figures’ inspires New York Times op-ed by Vernon Jordan on the power of movies to change and unite audiences

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In The New York Times’ Sunday Review opinion section, senior managing director at Lazard Freres & Co., lawyer and civil rights activist Vernon Jordan wrote a personal reflection inspired by “Hidden Figures.” Mr. Jordan talks about his adolescence mirrored in the film and says “the movie theater has always been a place where we can

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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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21CF Oscars Countdown: Best Writing (Adapted Screenplay) winner Joseph L. Mankiewicz for ‘A Letter to Three Wives’ (1949)

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In the weeks leading up to the 89th Oscars on Sunday, Feb. 26, we’ll take a look at our rich Academy Award history by sharing from the 20th Century Fox Archives. This year, Allison Schroeder and Theodore Melfi are nominated for Writing (Adapted Screenplay) for the film “Hidden Figures.” Joseph L. Mankiewicz won for this award for

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This week in 21CF news: ‘Hidden Figures’ screenings for Black History Month, ‘TED Talks India: Nayi Soch,’ ‘Lucifer’ renewed

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This week’s recap of news about 21st Century Fox and its businesses includes free screenings of “Hidden Figures” in honor of Black History Month, STAR India partnering with TED on a new Hindi talk show, “Legion” notching strong ratings and more. ‘Hidden Figures’ free screenings set in honor of Black History Month (The Hollywood Reporter)

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21CF and AMC Theatres celebrate Black History Month with free screenings of ‘Hidden Figures’ in communities across the country

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In celebration of Black History Month, 21st Century Fox and AMC Theatres are joining forces to provide free screenings of Academy Award nominated film “Hidden Figures” in communities across the country. The film – starring Taraji P. Henson, Octavia Spencer and Janelle Monáe – tells the “untold” story of three African American female NASA mathematicians during

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