Getting deep into credit card debt: $20,000. Getting a book and movie deal for doing so: Priceless. Karyn Bosnak, the high-living twentysomething ex-Manhattanite who gained notoriety for her lack of…
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Jim Stern's Endgame Entertainment has become co-financier of "Five Children and It," an adaptation of the Edith Nesbit novel that just started production.
When they created the visuals for the precognitive crime scenes in Steven Spielberg's "Minority Report," Kurt Mattila and Matt Checkowski had premonitions that good things would result. Sure enough…
Some 15 years after he first fell in love with H.G. Bissinger's 1990 high school football chronicle "Friday Night Lights," Imagine chairman Brian Grazer has found a quarterback in Peter Berg.
Sony Pictures Television Intl. has sold a 35% equity stake in its action-adventure channel AXN Japan to Jupiter Programming, that country's largest content provider.
E! delivered its best-ever ratings in the cable net's 13-year history last week with the launch of the mini "101 Shocking Moments in Entertainment."
MGM posted a better-than-expected second-quarter revenue surge of 45% Tuesday, prompting investors and analysts to take a benign view of the company's broadened loss, which hit $133.6 million.
Universal Television Distribution, which comprises the studio's domestic and international wings, as well as its pay-per-view and video-on-demand units, has formed a single worldwide marketing and…
Los Angeles may have 3.5 million square feet of soundstage space, compared with Gotham's 600,000, but when Steiner Studios opens next year at the old Brooklyn Navy Yard, New York will come several…
UPN is on track to seal a new affiliation agreement with its Fox-owned outlets, chairman-CEO Leslie Moonves said Tuesday.
Construction magnate Ron Tudor and Los Angeles entrepreneur David Bergstein, who hold a 45% stake in Elie Samaha's Franchise Pictures, have expanded their reach in Hollywood by acquiring the $32…