"Sexless," a bittersweet romantic comedy from director Alex Holdridge, took the top prizes at the 10th annual South by Southwest Film Festival in Austin, Texas, which presented its awards Tuesday…
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ArtistDirect Records has tapped promo vet Michael Whited as senior VP promotion, based in Los Angeles and reporting to chief exec Ted Field.
U.S. billionaire Haim Saban and French TV player TF1 have all but won the bidding war for the assets of bankrupt TV giant Kirch Media, paving the way for the acquisition of Germany's biggest…
Clint Eastwood is swapping fiction for fact on his second journey into space. The actor-producer-director has now acquired the feature film rights to Pulitzer Prize-nominated historian James R…
John Travolta is negotiating to star in "Harvey," a new screen version of the Pulitzer Prize winning play that was the basis for the 1950 Jimmy Stewart film.
There's a change in store at the top finance office at DreamWorks, with longtime Hollywood exec Ron Nelson ankling full-time responsibilities. Nelson, who was wooed out of retirement from Paramount…
Neil Jordan has come aboard to develop an untitled thriller written by Ann Biderman for Warner Bros. Pictures' Section Eight, with Steven Soderbergh producing.
Fox has fired Larry Wilmore, the Emmy- and Peabody-award winning creator and showrunner of the net's two-year-old comedy hit "The Bernie Mac Show."
"The Secret Life of Walter Mitty" is headed to Paramount, with Jim Carrey playing the Danny Kaye role and Steven Spielberg directing. The second substantial remake deal within the last month for…
A pair of Oscar contenders, Paul Simon and Philip Glass, will be the guest performers Thursday at a benefit for the not-for-profit Children's Health Fund, to be held at the Hilton New York in Gotham.