Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson is ready to swing the two-by-four in the MGM/Hyde Park remake of "Walking Tall," a film that will likely go into production in early summer.
Markets & Festivals
MGM and DreamWorks are joining forces to throw a remake of 1968 comedy "The Party," and they've put together top-notch talent to host the bash.
Chronicle DTV, a 24-hour digital-cable network focusing on documentary programming, will pay Warner Bros. Domestic Cable Distribution $21 million to buy 130 nonfiction titles in the Warners library.
Wannabe baseball team owners can now ask themselves: Would I rather peddle Dodger Dogs or Rally Monkeys? Interestingly enough, they would be dealing with a major media conglom in either case.
Franchise Pictures -- beleaguered by ongoing litigation with German film distrib Intertainment -- is finding that its new financial benefactor, construction magnate Ron Tutor, has arrived with some…
Tuesday's second-season premiere of Fox's music talent show "American Idol" entered the Nielsen stratosphere, producing the highest-rated night of entertainment programming in the net's history.
Miramax Films has paid about $1.5 million and a substantial backend to acquire all English-speaking territories and Italian distribution rights to writer-director Tom McCarthy's directorial debut…
Ron Giambra, previously second-in-command at Rentrak Theatrical, was elevated Wednesday to the L.A.-based company's top spot as senior veep of the fledgling box office tracker.
As the 40th annual NATPE confab began to wind down Wednesday, the org's prexy-CEO Bruce Johansen announced he would be stepping down as the association's top exec as soon as a replacement is found.
Fox has greenlit a pair of pilots about powerful, supernatural-charged women, while CBS will travel to Michigan for a take on FBI agents.