The Writers Guild of America West has tapped Robert Wuhl to host Sunday's awards gala at the Century Plaza Hotel in Los Angeles.
Kiefer Sutherland will spend his "24" hiatus starring in "Mirrors," a supernatural thriller to be directed by Alexandre Aja. New Regency is financing and will distribute through 20th Century Fox.
World preems of movies from Michael Lehmann, Mike Mills and Alan Cumming highlight the South by Southwest Film Festival, set to run March 9-17 in Austin, Texas.
The Intl. Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees has organized the below-the-line employees working on red-carpet broadcasts for E! Channel.
The Rainbow Room celebrated a real star last week when event planner Preston Bailey tossed a party for his new book "Inspirations." His friend Jennifer Holliday came to lend support -- and to sing.
Sony is reaching back into Relativity Media's pockets for more coin. The studio has brokered a third co-financing deal, this one dubbed Beverly Blvd., that Relativity will operate under subsidiary…
Fox Casting: Kirstie Alley ("Fat Actress") will play the title role in "The Minister of Divine," a half-hour based on the Britcom "The Vicar of Dibley." Laffer, from 20th Century Fox TV, is about a…
Jason Weiss has been appointed veepee of MGM's new division dedicated to the development and production of direct-to-video product.
ABC Entertainment has upped chief hypesters Michael Benson and Marla Provencio to exec VPs of marketing. Duo will continue to share oversight of all on- and off-air marketing and promotion for the…
TV's love affair with feature helmers continues as Stephen Frears ("The Queen") and Michael Lehmann ("Because I Said So") have both signed on to direct pilots.
With a whopping 139 contenders, Monday's Oscar nominees luncheon offered several only-during-awards-season treats: Seeing Peter O'Toole sit a few feet from Abigail Breslin, Steven Spielberg introduce…