Costa Rica, Fiji and Iraq are the new entrants among the record 58 countries that have submitted films for consideration in the Oscars' foreign-language film category.
Fox's "Prison Break" and most of the CBS lineup hit season highs Monday, a night that saw Eye drama "CSI: Miami" stand as the highest-rated program. CBS tied or won outright for the night in 18-49…
The Muppets are plotting a return to primetime while looking for their next great character. ABC has ordered a script and five script outlines for “America’s Next Muppet,” a reality TV parody in…
A wave of apprehension overtook Hollywood's executive offices Monday in the wake of the SAG national board's surprise firings of CEO Greg Hessinger and three other execs.
Screen Gems has set David E. Talbert to write and direct "First Sunday," a caper story about two petty criminals who rob their local church. Firm Films will produce with Tim Story.
Bob and Harvey Weinstein’s nascent media company, the Weinstein Co., said Monday that it has raised $490 million in private equity from a group of investors that includes Tarak Ben Ammar’s Quinta…
BBC Worldwide has topped a busy week of sales at the Mipcom TV market with deals for two of its flagship drama series in the U.S. and Germany.
Melbourne Film Fest exec director James Hewison has announced the 2006 festival next July will be his last.
Magic Johnson and reality producer Phil Gurin are developing a new take on the playground hoops favorite “Horse,” which pits two or more players against one other in a basketball shoot-off. Talks are…
It's looking a lot like Christmas again for helmer Mike Mitchell, who's been hired by Warner Bros. Pictures to direct comedy "Fred Claus." Jessie Nelson is producing and penned the original story…
“Y tu mama tambien” exec producer Sergio Aguero is making a small-screen push, teaming with scribe Craig Fernandez for a crime drama set up at Fox Broadcasting. Dubbed “Red Ball,” the…