Hollywood union publicists have selected CBS Entertainment president Nina Tassler as television showman of the year.
Lightning Entertainment has acquired international sales rights to college comedy "Bickford Shmeckler's Cool Ideas," produced by Vulcan Prods. and the Weitz brothers.
The federal government has sided with NBC Universal TV and against the Writers Guild of America West in a dispute over made-for-Internet content. A complaint by NBC U alleged that the guild is…
Andrew Cypiot and Brian Larsen have tied for first prize in the Samuel Goldwyn Writing Awards for their screenplays "Flying Start" and "Burning Down Phoenix," respectively.
David Bergstein's media holding company Capco has announced a three-year production-financing joint venture with Vincent Newman Entertainment.
The fashion gods love "The Devil Wears Prada." Comedy continues to dominate foreign moviegoing, having won its fourth straight weekend at the international box office with $16.7 million at 4,400…
Roman Polanski will appear in New Line's "Rush Hour 3," starring Chris Tucker and Jackie Chan and currently shooting in Paris. Polanski's been cast as a French police officer who harasses Tucker and…
New Line's turning "Semi-Pro," greenlighting the Will Ferrell comedy set in the world of 1970s pro basketball. Jimmy Miller is producing.
The American Society of Cinematographers has selected Gerald Hirschfeld to receive its President's Award for his pioneering work in visual effects.
Oliver Stone's "World Trade Center," Pedro Almodovar's "Volver" and Terry Green's "Heavens Fall" received the top awards at the 10th anniversary edition of the Hollywood Film Festival.
New Line has added Helen Mirren, Andy Serkis, Rafi Gavron and Sienna Guillory to the cast of family fantasy "Inkheart," the first in Cornelia Funke's kidlit fantasy trilogy.