ABC's "World News Tonight," anchored by Charles Gibson, took another week from "NBC Nightly News" with Brian Williams and appears on track to win February sweeps.
Toho Towa will replace United International Pictures as Universal Pictures' distributor in Japan, world's second largest entertainment market.
Charles Segars' Sparkler Entertainment shingle has inked a two-year first-look film production pact at Walt Disney Studios. Segars was an exec producer on the Mouse House's "National Treasure," which…
Ana de Castro has been upped to senior VP of business and legal affairs for Warner Bros. Consumer Products. She'll report directly to Warners Worldwide Consumer Products prexy Brad Globe.
"Law & Order" co-exec producer Rick Eid is setting up shop at NBC Universal Television Studio. Eid has inked a two-year, seven-figure deal to create and develop series exclusively for the Peacock…
In film news, Trekkers can look forward to a very merry Christmas in 2008. Paramount announced Tuesday it will release J.J. Abrams’ “Star Trek XI” on Christmas Day next year, resurrecting the cult…
GreeneStreet Films has bought film rights to the novel "Strange But True," by John Searles, who also wrote the screenplay.
Dimension Films has closed a deal to remake David Cronenberg’s 1981 horror pic “Scanners.” Redo will be directed by Darren Lynn Bousman, who helmed “Saw II” and “Saw III” and is prepping the fourth…
Monarch Pictures and Crossroads Prods. are co-financing the psychological thriller "Damaged," which Joe Rassulo will write and direct.
Like “The Da Vinci Code,” James Cameron’s “The Lost Tomb of Jesus” is drawing sharp criticism from conservative groups claiming the film is an attack on Christianity and demanding the Discovery…
New Line's going back to high school, buying Jason Filardi's untitled comedy pitch with "High School Musical" star Zac Efron to topline.