Warner Elektra Atlantic chief financial officer David C. Hendler has been hired as Sony Pictures Entertainment CFO.
Markets & Festivals
Vivendi Universal Thursday posted the largest loss in French corporate history -- $25.2 billion, most of it due to writedowns on entertainment properties. CEO Jean-Rene Fourtou remained coy about the…
Who wants to be exec producer of Sony's revival of "The Gong Show" for the WB? Turns out Michael Davies does.
James Gandolfini is trying to put a hit out on his employment contract with HBO. Gandolfini, who plays mob boss Tony Soprano on the network's "The Sopranos," filed suit Thursday in California…
Gary Hamilton's Arclight Films has nabbed worldwide sales rights to "Moonlight," the next film by Paula van der Oest.
Get ready for a pint-sized take on "American Idol." Fox has pacted with Simon Fuller's 19 Entertainment and FremantleMedia to mount a multiepisode reality skein some are dubbing "American Idol Jr.,"…
New Line Cinema has optioned "Slay the Bully," with Catch 23's Alter Ego to produce. Youth pic is the story of a kid who transfers to a junior high that is terrorized by a bully and accidentally…
Marketing vet Karen Tobin has joined Fox as the net's VP of national promotion. Tobin will develop alliances with outside sources to help promote Fox series and specials. She reports to Jason…
MGM and "Agent Cody Banks" producers Dylan Sellers, David Glasser and Andreas Klein are back in cahoots on "The Greatest Escape," a spec script by the sibling team of William and Scott Bindley.
Camelot Pictures has come aboard to finance Jersey Films' "Large's Ark," a romantic drama that marks the feature directorial debut of "Scrubs" star Zach Braff.