Richard Branson

Johnny Depp, Richard Branson link for drama

Actor Johnny Depp and businessman Richard Branson are attached to a drama based on awarding-winning documentary Muscle Shoals. Depp’s prodco Infinitum Nihil, Branson-backed Virgin Produced and Georgia O’Keeffe producer City Entertainment are to coproduce the series set in the American South. The original Muscle Shoals doc looked into the life of FAME Studios founder Rick […]

Burnett, Branson go to space with NBC

NBC is continuing to bet big on primetime with the commission of a competition reality series from The Bible‘s Mark Burnett and Richard Branson in which everyday people compete for the chance to travel to space. The commission of Space Race comes weeks after the expensive Million Second Quiz ended following a two week daily […]

Liberty Global confirms US$23 billion Virgin Media deal

Liberty Global and Virgin Media have agreed a deal whereby the international service provider will acquire the UK’s sole large-scale cable operator in a stock and cash merger valued at approximately US$23.3 billion in enterprise value terms, including debt. The deal gives Virgin Media an equity value of US$16 billion.   Virgin Media shareholders will […]