News Corp. veteran Chase Carey has inked a new three-year deal to stay at the helm of satcaster DirecTV.
Markets & Festivals
Returning the "Rush Hour" martial arts buddy franchise to the bigscreen was anything but a rush job, yet the wait seems to have been worth it for New Line and director Brett Ratner.
Lou Weiss, the chairman emeritus of the William Morris Agency, has retired after 70 years with the percentery.
New Line's signed Chris Noth to reprise his "Mr. Big" role from "Sex and the City" in the feature version.
Lifetime is expanding its reality team, hiring CBS exec Sandy Varo to a top post.
The Hallmark Movie Channel will create an HD clone of itself, beginning in the first quarter.
On a quiet Tuesday in late July, 11,500 people left the comfort of their sofas to see "Goldfinger" at 136 cinemas across the U.K. Not bad for a 43-year-old movie most Brits know by heart.
The Assn. of Film Commissioners Intl. is launching the next phase of its Global Initiatives in Professional Development in conjunction with its 32nd annual AFCI Cineposium Intl. Conference.
The Toronto Film Festival's Discovery program, dedicated to first-time and up-and-coming helmers, will include David Ross' "The Babysitters" and Mark Heller's "The Passage" in what fest co-director…
On Aug. 8, the protean musician Benny Carter would have been 100 years old. Apparently, he intended to be around for that day but fell short by five years. The Hollywood Bowl nevertheless went ahead…
A series of underperforming films returned to haunt Lionsgate in a quarter splattered with red ink, but the company said results were in line with internal and Wall Street expectations.