Strand Releasing has acquired all U.S. rights to German writer-director Faith Akin's gritty contemporary love story "Head-On," which was a surprise winner of the Golden Bear at last month's Berlin…
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Universal Pictures has acquired rights to Scottish comics scribe Mark Millar's "Wanted" series for Marc Platt to produce. Previously, he penned "Superman: Red Son" for DC Comics.
Gary Oldman has inked to play Lt. James Gordon in "Batman Begins," director Christopher Nolan's take on the Caped Crusader, which has now started production in Iceland for Warner Bros. Pictures.
Section Eight partners George Clooney and Steven Soderbergh have begun work on their next series for HBO. Pay cabler has ordered five half-hours of an untitled improv comedy revolving around a trio…
Sen. Sam Brownback (R-Kan.) has sent a letter to Viacom topper Mel Karmazin demanding an explanation of Viacom-owned Infinity's decision to broadcast a raunchy Howard Stern radio show, considering…
Tuesday night's HBO "Sopranos" screening at Radio City Music Hall and subsequent party was in true Tony Soprano-style, with lot's of back-slapping, praise for the big guy, red wine, basil-laced…
Martin Sheen has signed with ICM for representation in all areas. Thesp, who plays President Jed Bartlet on NBC's "The West Wing," most recently appeared in Steven Spielberg's "Catch Me if You Can."
Some agents deal with a career crisis by buying a new Ferrari. So how does the agency business cope with the feeling of an industry in flux? It moves to new headquarters. Creative Artists Agency is…
While fast-food lovers across the country may be heartbroken to learn McDonald's is phasing out the Super Size option of its menu, documaker Morgan Spurlock, who added inches to his waistline by…
The 20th annual Stage (Southland Theater Artists Goodwill Event) fund-raiser, "The Perfect Year: The Music of Andrew Lloyd Webber," has skedded three performances March 12-14 at Cal State U. Los…