In a sign that Hollywood is outpacing Gotham publishers in the race to acquire content, Sony's Columbia Pictures has paid mid-six figures on "The Rich Part of Life." The first novel by former USA…
The Brad Harrison spec script "American Loser" has proven itself anything but, selling in a heartbeat to Sony-based James L. Brooks' Gracie Films.
In the latest reshuffling of the L.A. Times financial section, Newsweek entertainment correspondent Corie Brown is expected to become the paper's entertainment editor in mid-March.
Outbidding two other studios, Tom Hanks' production shingle at Universal, the Playtone Co., inked a six-figure advance against close to $1 million for "A Cold Case," an article in the Feb. 14 New…
DreamWorks has ponied up a mid-six- against high-six-figure sum for "20/20," a futuristic action pitch from scribe Mike Finch.
A smattering of gold dust from DreamWorks animated adventure, “The Road to El Dorado,” made its way from the screen to the commissary of the DreamWorks Animation Studio in suburban Glendale on…
Stage-turned-screen helmer Des McAnuff is in final talks to direct the DreamWorks laffer "Thursday Night." McAnuff drew acclaim for having co-written and helmed "The Who's 'Tommy' " on Broadway. He…
Steve Brill, who has led a contentious crusade to achieve greater accountability for the media since launching Brill's Content magazine in 1998, is stepping aside as editor in chief to oversee the…
Martin Scorsese, the patron saint of New York gangster flicks, has godfathered a new saga of guns, redemption and mob family values.
MGM doffed its cap to James Bond Tuesday as "The World Is Not Enough" ushered in the Lion's second consecutive profitable quarter since new management came on board last spring.