Vivendi Universal will announce plans to bid for control of lucrative French telco Cegetel after a meeting with its board of directors in Paris this morning.
Markets & Festivals
After scoring with "The Producers," Nathan Lane and Susan Stroman are reteaming for a late January reading of Steven Sondheim's "The Frogs" at Lincoln Center Theater.
Martha Stewart may be dogged by an SEC securities fraud investigation, but King World, which distributes "Martha Stewart Living," is going through the motions of renewing the show.
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Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles1Daily:$7.6M Cumulative:$79.8M Paramount Pictures 13.49%
Guardians of the Galaxy
Guardians of the Galaxy2Daily:$6.6M Cumulative:$188.5M Disney 23.68%
Into the Storm
Into the Storm3Daily:$2.1M Cumulative:$21.1M Warner Brothers / New Line 21.06%
After a seven-year run, talent agent Darren Statt has ankled Endeavor, where he had repped such clients as Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson.
Feature producer Gina Matthews ("What Women Want") and scribe Grant Scharbo are dramatically upping their TV output, inking a first-look deal with Viacom Prods. and setting up a half-dozen primetime…
Riding the back of its webbed wonder "Spider-Man," Sony has set a new record for worldwide box office with $2.75 billion rung up so far this year.
Thinking of getting that pilot set up early? Want an answer on that script? If you were considering of doing business in the latter half of December, forget it. Forget early January, too. Most of…
Hoping to increase its already meaty share of the TV pie, United Talent Agency has recruited top-level literary/talent agent Matt Rice to join the tenpercentery's television department.
Disney is expected today to announce its intent to reduce conglom's board by two-to-four directors, while naming a new director and creating a first-time "presiding director" post on the board.
Lawyers representing record companies and movie studios argued in federal court Monday that companies marketing file-sharing services encourage illegal copying of music and movies.