In this week’s podcast, Deadline International Editor Nancy Tartaglione and host David Bloom take apart the just-announced deal by Discovery and Liberty Global to buy All3Media for $930 million and look at who might be next in line as the global buying spree in TV production companies continues. They also catch up on still more news ahead of next week’s opening of the Cannes Film Festival, with pictures involving Bryan Cranston, Jennifer Aniston and Elisabeth Moss, even as a squad of aging Expendables plans to roll onto the Croisette; look at a U.S. production with a good reason besides tax incentives to shoot in London; and a kingly casting for the BBC adaptation of Wolf Hall.
Finally, Nancy and David take their weekly peek at the international box office, where The Amazing Spider-Man 2 set a weekday record when it finally bowed in China, even as Frozen continues to add to its record box-office haul with another good week in its last big territory.
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