Paramount Pictures is banking on John Woo to direct "Paycheck." The helmer is in negotiations to direct the futuristic tale of a man who can't remember what he has done for the past two years.
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A Los Angeles Superior Court has confirmed a $30.5 million arbitration award against Village Roadshow Pictures (USA), on behalf of producers Lance Hool and Charles Meeker.
Blamed for the notoriously bad calls of Election Night 2000, the exit-polling consortium used by the TV news networks is not done running tests on improved technology set to bow under intense…
A&E, which has dropped in the primetime Nielsens more than any other top-30 rated basic cablers during the past year, has elevated Abbe Raven to executive VP and general manager.
Vivendi Universal Entertainment is poised to leap back to the future and re-finance up to $1.62 billion in conventional corporate loans as commercial debt tied to projected film slate revenue.
Lew Horwitz in on the move again, as Southern Pacific Bank is closing on the sale of the indie-finance kingpin's eponymous loan company to an unspecified other lender.
NBC is uprooting the road to "Providence," pulling the Friday-night drama at the end of December.
Disney chairman Michael Eisner openly spoke of the benefits of a hookup between ABC News and CNN during an interview Monday on CNN's "Moneyline."
After scoring the weekend's top film with "The Ring," screenwriter Ehren Kruger has scared up a two-picture deal at Universal that is worth seven figures.
"The Fast and the Furious" scribe Gary Scott Thompson has made a pitch deal with Sony Pictures Animation for a project called "Shangri-La."
Former Sony Pictures Entertainment exec Jon Feltheimer has settled his lawsuit against his ex-employer on the day jury selection began in the case.