CinemaNow has raised $20.3 million and entered a distribution pact with EchoStar, one of the biggest investors in the firm's fifth round of financing. Satcaster plans to integrate CinemaNow into its…
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Two days after disclosing earnings from SAG's commercials contract, Gary Epp has been kicked off the guild's negotiating committee. In a meeting Wednesday at SAG headquarters in Hollywood, the panel…
Private-equity investment firm Syntek Capital has struck a deal with producer Edward R. Pressman to acquire a stake in Pressman's upcoming slate.
2016-2017 Oscar Predictions
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- Oscars: ‘Rogue One,’ ‘Suicide Squad,’ ‘Fantastic Beasts’ Advance in Visual Effects Race
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Asking what's next for Steven Spielberg is a lot like that old joke about the sleeping habits of a 900-pound gorilla: The gorilla sleeps anywhere he pleases. More than any other filmmaker in…
Lionsgate has bought domestic distrib rights to writer-director Amy Berg's harrowing docu "Deliver Us From Evil," about a Catholic priest who molested a string of children in Northern California and…
Hugh Laurie is getting a big raise to stay in Fox's "House." Thesp will pull down more than $275,000 per episode next season as part of a just-renegotiated contract with producer NBC Universal…
Michael McGowan has been tapped to helm romantic drama "Unforgettable" for Gold Circle. Michael Taylor will produce with Gold Circle topper Paul Brooks.
Fox has bumped two of its development execs up to VP, handing stripes to comedy developer Jonathan Davis Jr. and to drama staffer Jon Wax. Promotions were made official Wednesday by their respective…
It's hail and farewell at HBO. Cabler is readying new dramas from Alan Ball and David Milch while putting a spear in big-budget hour "Rome." In addition, it's all but certain that "Curb Your…