Four-time Emmy nominee Patricia Richardson (“Home Improvement”) will star in the indie feature “Viva Las Nowhere.” She’ll portray twins in the dark comedy about a would-be country singer. Richardson…
German giants the Kirch Group and cable gatekeeper Deutsche Telekom are planning to form an alliance to provide Internet access via cable.
Robert Friedman, former prexy of the AMC Entertainment Motion Picture Group, has signed on as a consultant to production house Ray-Art Studios.
Three-time Oscar winner Steven Spielberg has been tapped a presenter for this year's Academy Awards.
Final details of the 50th Berlin Intl. Film Festival have been unveiled, with many stars set to grace the fest's golden edition, which runs Feb. 9-20.
Gotham-based investment bank Lehman Brothers is in talks to acquire a 3% stake in the Kirch Group's pay TV holding.
"We're seeing the birth of the Internet as the hub of distribution for all content," says Stephen Condon, VP of market development at Intervu, which helps companies stream content on their Web sites…
"The Mexican," which took a short siesta when David Fincher and Brad Pitt said adios, has again gained momentum. "Mouse Hunt" helmer Gore Verbinski is now at the helm, and DreamWorks is in talks to…
European Union media watchdogs again will be scrutinizing Germany's pay TV market after complaints filed by media entrepreneur Herbert Kloiber and Universal Studios.
Rick Friedman has been tapped VP of news and production for Internet television-style news and infotainment net 1KTV . In his new post, he will be running the company’s production team and will play…
Oscar nomination ballots are due by 5 p.m. (PST) Friday in the Los Angeles office of PricewaterhouseCoopers.