There were olive branches galore as the National Assn. of Broadcasters confab kicked into full gear Monday, with incoming AOL Time Warner topper Richard Parsons and NAB's Eddie Fritts calling on the…
Markets & Festivals
Facing zero or minimal competition from new releases, "Ice Age" continued to dominate the B.O. in a host of territories over the weekend, while "Queen of the Damned" showed some heft in Australia but…
After months of sometimes vexed negotiations over the release date and running time of Martin Scorsese's 19th century epic "Gangs of New York," Miramax and Scorsese have reached a consensus.
Still smarting over his lack of influence in the appointment of a new artistic director for the Venice Intl. Film Festival, Italy's outspoken cultural ministry undersecretary Vittorio Sgarbi has…
French actress Virginie Ledoyen will be the mistress of ceremonies at the 55th Cannes Film Festival, presiding over the fest's opening and closing ceremonies May 15 and 26.
Fox 2000 and producer Laurence Mark have optioned Carl Hiaasen's latest crime caper, "Basket Case." Oscar-nominated scribe Michael Tolkin ("The Player") will be paid seven figures to script the pic.
It appears that one of the more enduring manager/client relationships may be on the rocks, with Jonathan Krane and thesp John Travolta considering an end to their 17-year association.
Tina Fey, head writer of "Saturday Night Live" and co-host of its "Weekend Update" with Jimmy Fallon, is angling to write her way into a bigscreen acting debut. She will adapt Margaret Talbot's Feb…
Woody Allen's "Hollywood Ending" will open the Cannes Intl. Film Festival, out of competition, on May 15. Allen, whose films have previously graced the Croisette without their director, will attend…
Pure Arts partner Mark Teitelbaum is ankling the management company he helped create to set up his own rep shingle.
David Cunningham's "To End All Wars," starring Kiefer Sutherland, Ciaran McMenamim and Robert Carlyle, has been selected as closing-night film of the fourth annual Method Fest Independent Film…