Consummate awards host Billy Crystal found himself on the other side of the statuette Wednesday night: Hyphenate received a black-tie salute from the American Museum of the Moving Image.
Markets & Festivals
The Writers Guild of America West has tapped David E. Kelley as this year's recipient of the Paddy Chayefsky Laurel Award for Television.
HBO has embraced the Force, agreeing to lay out about $15 million for the exclusive pay TV rights to "Star Wars: Episode II -- Attack of the Clones."
Nasty weather couldn't dampen filmmakers' spirits for "Dark Blue" at Wednesday night's rain-drenched preem. But even they had to acknowledge the movie isn't exactly an easy sell, Kurt Russell's…
Warner Bros. has set "Matrix" star Laurence Fishburne to write, direct and star in "The Alchemist," an adaptation of the Paulo Coehlo novel. Deal comes as Fishburne stars for WB with Keanu Reeves in…
The "Daredevil" B.O. wasn't the only casualty of Mother Nature's splashy East Coast tour. Broadway's "Phantom of the Opera" missed a perf for just the second time in 15 years, power outages cut TV…
Disney has paid low- against mid-six figures in a preemptive bid for Sara Endsley's spec script "We Are Family," to be produced by Storyline Entertainment, and low six figures for the spec script…
Universal Pictures has hired veteran marketing exec Kristin Patrick Petersen as senior VP, national promotions.
Bahman Naraghi has been named chief operating officer of Intermedia Film Equities to oversee the company's business operations and finance activities. He reports to Intermedia chairman and CEO Moritz…
On February 14th, the Academy issued a statement from prexy Frank Pierson: "We have hoped from the very first that Mr. O'Toole would be present March 23 to accept his honorary Oscar, and now it looks…
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