This week’s recap of news about 21st Century Fox and its businesses includes 20th Century Fox showing clips for its upcoming films at CinemaCon, FOX News notching record ratings, Fox Searchlight setting a release date for “Patti Cake$” and more.
- 20th Century Fox CinemaCon: No ‘Avatar’ news, but riveting reels from ‘Greatest Showman,’ ‘Alien,’ ‘Murder on the Orient Express’ & more (Deadline)
- FOX News clocks record ratings as cable news nets enjoy Donald Trump’s first quarter in White House (Deadline)
- FOX Business tops CNBC in back-to-back quarters for first time ever (TheWrap)
- Sundance hit ‘Patti Cake$’ gets summer release from Fox Searchlight (Deadline)
- ‘Bones’ series finale ratings crack season high (Variety)
- ‘Ferdinand’ trailer: John Cena is bullish on Fox toon based on classic kids book (Deadline)
- Pharrell Williams-inspired movie musical ‘Atlantis’ in the works at Fox (Variety)
- Fox Searchlight lands Cold War thriller ‘The Spy With No Name’ (Deadline)
- Fox 2000, Macmillan land African-flavored fantasy novel ‘Children of Blood and Bone’ in splashy deal (Deadline)
- Star to double investments in kabaddi league, add more teams (The Economic Times)
- Mark Strong boards Fox Network’s espionage thriller ‘Deep State’ (The Hollywood Reporter)
Enjoy the weekend!