A tax incentive deal worth $US20.2 million has been finalised with Hollywood's Disney studio which ensures the fifth instalment of the lucrative Pirates of the Caribbean franchise could be filmed in Australia.
The oft-quoted W.C. Fields line that you should ''never work with children or animals'' obviously doesn't deter Rachel Griffiths.
According to a 60-second trailer for the new season which was quietly released on the weekend, 'Downton is catching up with the times that we live in'.
Warwick Thornton has contributed to a film looking to build bridges between the world's religions.
Its scenes of human defecation, anal penetration and animal disembowelment have divided and disgusted critics. Its six-hour length has tested the patience of fans.
Two episodes in, and my current opinion of Capaldi's Doctor (aka "Dozen") can best be summed up as follows: I don't like him, but I think that I like that I don't like him, as opposed to not liking that I don't like him.
There is a packet of exciting new programs yet to hit our screens, plus fast-tracked returning series.
Lovers come and go but - on television at least - buddies are forever. Here are 10 of our greatest TV pals.
''I yam what I yam'' Popeye did say, but is that true? This superb sci-fi Australian movie asks how much control do we have over who we are.
The real star of Richard Linklater's film is time itself, but that doesn't stop it being just a little too languid for its own good.