Crazy -- but hey, that's how it goes: MTV could shell out $20 million over two seasons to keep Ozzy Osbourne and his family on board as stars of the cabler's smash hit reality comedy.
Markets & Festivals
Universal Studios acquired specialty film company Good Machine on Thursday and merged it with USA Films. The new company, called Focus, will be headed by Good Machine principals David Linde and James…
Lions Gate Entertainment has signed its senior management team -- Lions Gate Films Releasing president Tom Ortenberg, Lions Gate Films prexy of production Michael Paseornek and Lions Gate Home…
There is good news for the Broadway production of "Fortune's Fool." The Tony Awards administration committee announced Thursday that Michael Poulton's adaptation of the Turgenev comedy would be…
Cinema verite pioneer Allan King will be the subject of a Canadian Retrospective at the Toronto Intl. Film Festival, which unspools Sept. 5-14.
For the first time in Cannes Film Festival history, two features by one director have been selected and will screen in festival sidebar, Un Certain Regard.
The annual screening of Oscar-nommed live-action and animated shorts unspools May 17 at the Acad's Samuel Goldwyn Theater.
Attorney General John Aschroft announced legislation Wednesday that would restore a "virtual child pornography" law recently struck down by the country's highest court for treading on the First…
"Saturday Night Live's" Tracy Morgan will star in his own one-hour spec for Comedy Central and host a new standup series for the laffer net.
Two former execs at Michael Ovitz's troubled AMG -- Artists Television Group prexy Eric Tannenbaum and Artists Production Group prexy Cathy Schulman -- are setting up a film and TV production company…
Brett Ratner is in early negotiations to direct "Paycheck," a futuristic tale of a man who has part of his memory erased, for Paramount Pictures.