A film production company co-founded by Madonna and another firm have agreed to try to settle a legal dispute involving competing plans to make a movie on prisoner abuse, both sides told a judge…
Paul Mazursky will helm the world premiere of Michael Elias' play "The Catskill Sonata," which opens March 9 at the Hayworth Theater in downtown Los Angeles.
Mark Pitts has been upped to president of urban music for the Zomba Label Group. The former senior VP will continue to identify new talent while supervising the artistic and commercial development of…
L.A. Studios Inc., parent company of L.A. Studios and Margarita Mix, is shuffling its upper ranks ... again. Aric Ackerman has been tapped CEO, reporting to the board of directors.
Electronic Arts topper Larry Probst unexpectedly gave up his CEO post Monday but is staying atop the world's No. 1 videogame publisher by taking the new title of executive chairman.
Televisa must carry its competitions' free-to-air channels if it wants to buy a stake in cabler TVI. That is just one of the requirements slapped on the Mexican media titan by antitrust regulator the…
The government Monday intervened in the spat over BSkyB's 17.9% stake in ITV -- leading the Rupert Murdoch-owned satcaster to accuse pols of contradicting their own rules.
Peggy Gilbert, a noted saxophonist who helped female jazz musicians gain acceptance over a decades-long career of leading all-women ensembles, died Feb. 12 in Burbank, Calf. of complications of hip…
The kudocast comeback of 2007 continued Sunday night with the Oscars, which gained about 1 million viewers vs. the previous year.
While Hollywood was out celebrating the industry's best, the Golden Raspberry Awards took a moment to honor the rest. "Basic Instinct 2" scored the most Razzies with wins for worst picture, actress…
Italo helmers, including Bernardo Bertolucci, Gabriele Muccino and Gabriele Salvatores, are lobbying for former Venice topper Alberto Barbera to be appointed film czar at pubcaster RAI.