A Hitler comedy made in Germany? It might seem tasteless, but "My Fuhrer" is now in post-production and will hit German auds in January amid a tidal wave of publicity -- not all of it good.
Total Broadway grosses jumped by nearly $2 million in Week 24 (Nov. 6-12), hitting a healthy $19.3 million. Figures had dipped from the prior frame thanks to the annual dropoff caused by the daylight…
London Eye: Robert Jones has kept his head down since leaving his high-profile job at the U.K. Film Council's flagship Premiere Fund in early 2005 to launch Material Entertainment, a joint venture…
Once upon a time, genre labels were studios' high-profit, low-profile siblings. Today, they're positioned to take center stage. That's the wager at 20th Century Fox, where teen-oriented label Fox…
Sheldon Epps is looking for a dance partner. The artistic director of the Pasadena Playhouse has landed rights and secured enhancement money to stage a "re-envisioning" of Cole Porter's 1953 tuner…
If the average going rate for a European blockbuster TV miniseries is around $18 million, imagine what a budget twice as large could produce. Such is the thinking behind "War and Peace," a $36…
Oscar predictions have become a year-round event, but two episodes last week demonstrated the perils of making predictions too far in advance.
Awards season can be an endless tiring round of Q&As and campaigning, but that's nothing compared with what Mideast Oscar hopefuls must endure.
In the arid west of the U.S., where survival often hinges on the conflicting interests of water rights and conservation, the themes of Greg Kotis's Tony-winning tuner hit home with impresario Dan…
Just over 13 years ago, when Viacom's Sumner Redstone thought his agonizing struggle to buy Paramount was done, he sent Herb Allen a $1 million check to thank the banker for his early efforts.
Road receipts increased in Week 24 (Nov. 6-Nov. 12) as the 12-show slate gained 1.76% to $10,090,766. Denver's "The Lion King" once again was atop the list with $1,406,900. Estimates for last week…