John Singleton's New Deal Prods. has inked a five-picture domestic distribution pact with Universal Pictures, giving him a beachhead at a second major studio.
Fox Korea managing director Jesse Lee has been named general manager for Fox Japan, replacing Toshiharu Karaki, who has decided to pursue other career endeavors.
China's finally cracking down on piracy? For the entertainment event it cares most about these days -- the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing -- yes.
U.S. Attorney General Alberto Gonzales said despite progress the Justice Dept. has made against the piracy of intellectual property, the problem remains "very big," and significant reduction of…
Turner Broadcasting has laid off nearly 50 employees at the newly acquired Court TV and said more jobs would be cut at the network in the coming months.
The NBA Finals on ABC proved to be the top draw for primetime auds last week, but it was also a standout sesh for a few cable programs. TNT's "The Closer" returned to record numbers on Monday (Daily…
A new play from Patrick Marber ("Closer"), Tony winner Ian McDiarmid in the title role of Ibsen's "John Gabriel Borkman" and a rare revival of David Mamet's "The Cryptogram" make up a prestigious…
Aubrey Nealon's "A Simple Curve" won the top feature award when the 11th Annual Nantucket Film Fest wrapped over the weekend. Other winners included helmers Ricki Stern and Annie Sundberg, whose docu…
Todd Wagner and Mark Cuban, partners in 2929 Entertainment, have been tapped to receive a Gotham Award at the IFP's 16th annual fund-raising shindig Nov. 29.
"She Hate Me" thesp Anthony Mackie has been named the Next Award honoree at the upcoming 10th Urbanworld VIBE Film Fest.