David Geffen has officially entered the Los Angeles Times derby, offering the Tribune Co. $2 billion in cash to buy the newspaper. Geffen's personal wealth is estimated at $4.6 billion.
Marc Platt Prods. has upped Adam Siegel to prexy, where he'll oversee all of the shingle's film, TV and live theater projects. Siegel joined Platt Prods., which is based at Universal, after…
Scott Stuber and Mary Parent have acquired a comedy pitch for Universal set against the first ancient Olympics. Peter Segal ("The Longest Yard," "50 First Dates") will direct from a script being…
Sony Pictures Entertainment has named Mitch Singer to the newly created post of chief technology officer. Singer has been head of SPE's digital policy group since 2001 and will continue to seek…
When GE bought Universal in 2003, it acquired not only a studio but also a lot of land: 415 acres to be exact. But what do with it remains a vexing problem.
Pretty soon they'll have to start saying "Coming not so soon to a theater near you."
Seeking to cut costs, the Hollywood Reporter continued to hand out pinkslips on Thursday, eliminating eight more positions, mostly in the newsroom, following the axing of its top two editorial execs…
NBC Universal unveiled its master development plan for the 391-acre Universal lot on Wednesday, calling for the construction of 2,900 residential units, as well as additional production and office…
The top two editorial execs at the Hollywood Reporter, whose masthead has been in turmoil since editor and publisher Robert Dowling left exactly one year ago, are ankling their posts.
Kevin Spacey has found the lead for "21," his long-developed Columbia card-counting pic. Jim Sturgess will play an MIT student who heads to Vegas to beat the casinos.
Universal Pictures Intl., U's new foreign arm, has tapped Mauricio Duran to oversee all Latin America marketing. He joins UPI after two decades at Buena Vista Columbia TriStar Films de Mexico, where…