Paramount Pictures has acquired "The Donor," a comedy pitch to be developed as a star vehicle for Rob Corddry, best known as a correspondent on "The Daily Show." Jon Stewart will produce with Ben…
While Hollywood is very lenient with the off-screen behavior of its biggest stars, there often are stern consequences when such conduct impacts the bottom line.
Next up for producers of "The Drowsy Chaperone": "In the Heights," a new Off Broadway tuner that will begin perfs at 37 Arts in January for a February opening.
A month after Disney named John Pepper as a replacement for chairman George Mitchell, there's more change ahead for Disney's board of directors. Gary Wilson, chairman of Northwest Airlines and a…
Twentieth Century Fox TV has signed a seven-figure overall deal with scribe Jonathan Lisco, whose pilot "Damages" is about to be revived. Under the two-year pact, which includes an option for a third…
Dolby is getting into the booming digital 3-D biz. Digital cinema unit of the sound company has signed a deal with German company Infitec, a maker of virtual reality systems, to develop a 3-D system…
Hell-bent on bolstering its reputation as the most aggressive cable-network buyer of theatrical pics, FX has ponied up about $90 million to buy nine titles from 20th Century Fox, led by the…
DreamWorks Animation is teaming with America Online for a new Internet series produced by Mark Burnett intended to promote the toon studio's upcoming release "Flushed Away."
"Dahmer" director David Jacobson will direct and adapt "Roadside Picnic" for Columbia. Neil Moritz-produced futuristic crime story is based on the book by Russian writers Boris and Arkady Strugatsky.
MTV is sticking with "Laguna Beach" star Lauren Conrad. Music net has locked up a second season of Conrad's starring vehicle, "Laguna" spinoff "The Hills," currently the channel's No. 2 show. The…