Author J.K. Rowling sued the Daily News for $100 million Wednesday after the newspaper obtained an early copy of her new Harry Potter novel and published a preview, the book's U.S. publisher said.
Markets & Festivals
France's debt-laden Canal Plus Group has opened the door to an exit from Spanish pay TV leader Sogecable, informing Spain's stock exchange authorities Wednesday that it will not renew its…
Three world and 29 Gotham preems will unspool at the 8th annual Stony Brook Film Festival skedded for July 16-26 at Stony Brook University's Staller Center for the Arts.
Rupert Murdoch's new feevee Sky Italia, born from May's merger of Telepiu and Stream, unveiled its bouquet Wednesday.
Visionfest 03: The 3rd Guerrilla Film and Video Fest unspools Wednesday through June 29 at the Intrepid Sea-Air-Space Museum's Allison and Howard Lutnick Theater.
The writing team of Christian Papierniak and Deena Berezin has closed two writing deals, setting up their script "The Intern" at Mosaic Media Group and inking a blind spec deal with Warner Bros…
The WB and Warner Bros. TV have finally come up with a name for their untitled "Gilmore Girls" spinoff: Canceled.
Thesp Jeffrey Tambor ("The Larry Sanders Show") has officially joined the cast of Fox's upcoming laffer "Arrested Development."
In a six-figure deal, Warner Bros.-based Castle Rock Pictures has picked up the supernatural thriller pitch "Second Coming."
Vidgame publisher Sega will overhaul its well-regarded sports titles under a deal with ESPN that puts the Disney cable network's brand on all its sports offerings.