The winner of "Looking for Stars," the reality skein produced by Starz Entertainment Group, will be featured in Revolution Studios' upcoming actioner "Next," starring Nicolas Cage and Julianne Moore.
Tickling the ivories may have helped, but one way or another, Jeff Goldblum as an eccentric private eye is hitting a high note with international TV buyers.
ESPN Star Sports has teamed with Bridge Mobile Alliance and NeuStar to launch Mobile ESPN, which will debut with the 2006 World Cup.
The Stockholm Film Festival, running Nov. 16-26, will include a spotlight section devoted to films from the Arab world. The selection, Arabica, will focus on the works by a new generation of…
Yashraj Films' renegotiations with multiplexes on revenue-sharing for "Fanaa" has opened up a new can of worms. The Multiplex Owners Assn. has refused to release the pic, due out Friday and starring…
German distrib Prokino has picked up rights to Wong Kar Wai's "My Blueberry Nights," the director's first English-language project, in Cannes.
The Red Hot Chili Peppers' ninth studio album may have cooled in its second week to the tune of 65% fewer records sold, but the two-CD, Rick Rubin-produced "Stadium Arcadium" (Warner Bros.) retained…
MTV has ordered a pilot for a dance competition series from Sean "Diddy" Combs' Bad Boy Entertainment.
The annual Deutscher Kamerapreis for cinematography went to Philip Groening for his meditative documentary "Into Great Silence." The 2½-hour pic, which Groening lensed on HD without a team in a…
John Kennedy, chairman-CEO of the Intl. Federation of the Phonographic Industry (IFPI), has defended the biggest police action ever in Germany against online piracy, saying the campaign against…
In New York: Forget the crucifix. No, really. It has already become the visual image of Madonna's spectacular (and spectacularly ambitious) "Confessions" concert. But as usual, there is more to M's…