The Recording Artists' Coalition has quietly laid plans to beef up its inside-the-beltway presence and become a stronger voice for artists' concerns in Washington.
Markets & Festivals
Comedy Central's getting odd. Laffer net has greenlit "Odd Todd," ordering eight episodes of the animated series based on the life of ex-dot-commer and unemployed wunderkind Todd Rosenberg.
On the heels of an impressive opening for "50 First Dates," comedy specialist Peter Segal has agreed to direct "The Longest Yard" for Paramount and Sony.
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The Maze Runner
The Maze Runner1Weekend:$32.5M
A Walk Among the Tombstones
A Walk Among the Tombstones2Weekend:$13.1M
This Is Where I Leave You
This Is Where I Leave You3Weekend:$11.9M
Mark Burnett, Jeffrey Katzenberg and Sylvester Stallone are teaming up to search for a real-life Rocky. Troika have entered into a business partnership built around an unscripted drama dubbed "The…
Disney may have rejected Comcast's hostile takeover bid, but a new suitor for the Mouse House has emerged: Chuck Lorre. The exec producer of the CBS comedy hit "Two and a Half Men" is offering…
Oscar-nommed actress Shohreh Aghdashloo ("House of Sand and Fog") has joined the cast of the ABC drama pilot "The Secret Service," while Jeff Goldblum will star in the NBC laffer project "My 11:30"…
Novelist turned screenwriter Scott B. Smith has inked a doubloon-rich deal to update the 1961 Charlton Heston starrer "El Cid" for MGM Pictures. This time around, it's not Samuel Bronston who'll…
USA scored a rare victory over multiple broadcast nets Friday night, topping Fox, the WB and UPN in total viewers with the premiere of the cabler's original movie "The Perfect Husband: The Laci…
A former business partner of Steven Seagal was sentenced to a year and a day in prison Tuesday after admitting he plotted to have the mob shake down the action-film star.
Vancouver-based Lions Gate blamed the cost of the Artisan merger and a write-down of assets for $29.8 million in red ink posted in the most recent quarter and provided analysts with a snapshot of the…