Michael Jackson is close to giving up on the Beatles. In an attempt to avoid financial collapse, the tarnished superstar has agreed to give Sony a chance to purchase half his stake in the Sony/ATV…
An expanded results show edition of "American Idol" powered Fox to another easy primetime victory in key demos Wednesday, a night that saw lower than usual ratings pretty much across the board.
Tibetan comedy "The Silent Holy Stones" won the FIPRESCI Prize Thursday at the Hong Kong Film Festival.
Usen Corp., parent company of distrib Gaga, has pacted with Korean cable player CJ Media. But Usen denied reports that it will buy all the shares of troubled Internet startup Livedoor.
Jeff Daniels will join Jon Heder and Diane Keaton in "Mama's Boy," the Warner Independent Pictures comedy that will be directed by Tim Hamilton. Hank Nelken wrote the script.
Ramping up its distribution initiatives, Bob Yari's Yari Film Group has pegged an Aug. 18 rollout for its Edward Norton starrer "The Illusionist." Following its preem at Sundance this year, the pic…
Publicists Paul Pflug, a senior VP for Universal Pictures, and Melissa Zukerman are partnering in a new praisery, Principal Communications Group.
Courtney Love has finalized her deal to sell 25% of Kurt Cobain's songwriting copyrights to former Virgin Records exec Larry Mestel.
Peter Segal is set to direct "Shazam!" for New Line, which is finally in the throes of conjuring up a film version of the venerable DC Comics franchise.
Douglas Buck is helming a remake of the Brian DePalma film "Sisters" with French thesp Lou Doillon joining Chloe Sevigny and Stephen Rea. No Remorse Pictures is producing.