"Chicago" executive producers Craig Zadan and Neil Meron are set to turn loose a new "Footloose."
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Venture capitalist Kevin Wall has been tapped co-chairman of management/production shingle Immortal Entertainment after taking a minority equity stake in the company.
The Zomba Music Group, home to teen-pop powerhouse Jive Records, will be saying "bye, bye, bye" to as many as 350 employees out of its 1,800-strong global staff over the next nine months as part of…
Michael Moore, who didn't endear himself to the Oscar audience, will doubtless arouse further ire with his next documentary.
SAG has promoted veteran exec Michelle Bennett to the post of national director of guild governance after nine months in the associate director slot.
John Malone's Liberty Media has agreed to step aside in the race for DirecTV parent Hughes Electronics, giving Rupert Murdoch's News Corp. a better chance at landing the satcasting unit.
Producer Gene Corman is launching reality TV series "Authors in Action," which will focus on a bestselling author each week.
Screen Gems has pre-bought worldwide distribution rights to "Ultraviolet," a female-driven futuristic action thriller written and to be directed by Kurt Wimmer.
Charlie Chaplin's classic silent feature "City Lights" will beam on May 31, the film's score played live by the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra, in UCLA's Royce Hall.
Vivendi Universal topper Jean-Rene Fourtou told a soundstage full of Universal execs he wouldn't conduct a "fire sale" of the studio Wednesday. Though the pep talk was well received, there was also…