Columbia Pictures has begun negotiations with Tom Hanks to play Harvard symbologist Robert Langdon in "The Da Vinci Code," the adaptation of the Dan Brown bestseller that begins production next year…
CanWest Global Communications is said to be in negotiations with the city of Toronto to build an ambitious C$200 million ($167.6 million) TV studio and newspaper complex on Toronto's waterfront.
Get out the hankies: ABC is planning to give holy matrimony the "Extreme Makeover" treatment.
Showbiz will lose one of its favored venues Jan. 22 when Century City's St. Regis Hotel closes its doors as a hotel, to be converted into condominiums.
Roundabout has a surprise hit with "Twelve Angry Men." The TV show-turned-movie-turned-legit play will extend for the third time, playing through Feb. 6 at the American Airlines Theater. Before its…
Terry George's "Hotel Rwanda" garnered the audience choice award for feature pic Sunday night at the AFI/Los Angeles Intl. Film Festival just before the fest's closing-night screening and the U.S…
R&B sensation Usher and rap funksters OutKast won triple honors Sunday at the American Music Awards, and Usher had a shot at collecting all of his show-leading four nominations.
Nickelodeon has upped a pair of veeps who will continue to focus on cabler's digital arena.
As Renee Zellweger might say in her "Bridget Jones" guise, her pic's first offshore openings over the weekend were "v.v.v. good."
Biopics bowed big for indies over the weekend. Fox Searchlight got good returns on sexologist story "Kinsey," which bedded $175,026 from five Gotham and L.A. screens, averaging $35,005 per gig.
Victor Fresco has moved to another part of the universe, sealing a rich, three-year overall deal at 20th Century Fox TV. Fresco, who created and exec produced the critical fave "Andy Richter Controls…