MGM has acquired rights to a biopic of New York mobster Eddie Maloney. Matt Dillon will produce and star in the pic.
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Paramount Pictures and MTV Films are negotiating to give bigscreen treatment to the life of Ozzy Osbourne, the heavy-metal prince of darkness reinvented as a dysfunctional dad on MTV's reality hit…
In a reflection of soaring costs, AFTRA's health and retirement plan has set its first insurance premium at $250 per quarter – a whopping 67% higher than SAG's new premium -- starting in July.
Joel Gallen, who produced this year's Super Bowl halftime show and the 9/11 benefit "America: A Tribute to Heroes," will oversee the WB's summer music series "Pepsi Smash."
Talks between News Corp. and DirecTV parents Hughes Electronics and GM are well under way after telco SBC Communications withdrew from bidding for the satcaster Tuesday.
"The Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood," "Changing Lanes," "Narc," "Skins" and "Salton Sea" paced the seventh annual Prism Awards nominations Tuesday.
It took a war, but Madonna has finally censored herself. The Material Girl on Tuesday decided to pull the musicvid for her current single "American Life," out of concern that its graphic…
TVGateway LLC has reorganized, naming a new team of managers led by TV vet Bill McCall, and putting emphasis on advanced cable services such as HDTV, video-on-demand and digital video recording.
Vidgame company Mythic Entertainment scored a $32 million investment from TA Associates, a private equity and buyout specialist.
Disney Interactive will set sail with Bethesda Softworks, the company behind recent role-playing vid-game hit "The Elder Scrolls III: Morrowind." They will publish a role-playing title based on the…