It's grim news for Rupert Murdoch. Take-up of Freeview, the U.K. digital terrestrial platform backed by the BBC and Murdoch's own BSkyB, is outstripping the take-up of BSkyB by 10-to-1.
Columbia has tapped Alex Gregory and Peter Huyck to script "Bronze God," a comedy vehicle for Will Ferrell. Thesp will play a lifeguard who realizes his dream by securing a wildcard entry into a…
Radar Pictures and Plan B have won a heated auction for "The Gift," a New Yorker article by Ian Parker about a man who, after giving away his $45 million real estate fortune to charity, went a step…
New York-based reality producer Red Dog Entertainment has opened an office in Los Angeles and clinched deals with Vin Di Bona Prods. and Maxim magazine's Moving Pictures DPI division.
CBS can't help falling in love with Rose McGowan, casting the "Charmed" thesp in its upcoming Elvis mini. McGowan will play film legend Ann-Margret, who starred opposite the King in "Viva Las Vegas."…
"Hellraiser," the Clive Barker-created horror film series best known for its pinheaded title character, is bound for TV as an hourlong series. Panacea Entertainment, Park Avenue Entertainment and…
Hallmark Channel is bringing "Davey and Goliath" back to television in the form of a one-hour Christmas special. "Davey and Goliath's Snowboard Christmas," which bows Dec. 19 on the cabler, reps the…
"Da Ali G Show" writer and director James Bobin will make his feature helming debut on DreamWorks' "The Heartbreak Kid." He replaces Barry Sonnenfeld, who withdrew when the studio decided to make the…
Time Warner will announce today a $500 million settlement with the Dept. of Justice, according to news reports late Tuesday night. The settlement would end a two-and-a-half year probe by regulators…
MGM will make a movie based on the experiences of Ralph Lamb, a cowboy who became sheriff of Las Vegas and cleaned up the town when casinos became big business.