While the jury's still out on whether viewers have cozied up to "Coupling," the NBC laffer based on the BBC hit of the same name, U.S. network and studio execs are still hungry for foreign fare.
Marcus Nispel, whose feature directing bow "The Texas Chainsaw Massacre" opens tomorrow, is in negotiations to take on "The Expendables" for Warner Bros. Pictures.
Richard Gere will give the old razzle dazzle to the American Museum of the Moving Image when the actor is saluted at the org's 19th annual black-tie benefit, to take place April 20 at New York's…
Steven Bochco is returning to NBC for the first time since "L.A. Law," teaming with feature scribes Jay Lavender and Jeremy Garelick on an hourlong dramedy.
New Line Cinema has paid low-six figures to pick up the spec script "What a Man's Gotta Do," a Gotham-set romantic comedy penned by London-based scribes Dudi Appleton and Jim Keeble for New…
Court TV has tapped production shingle K2 Pictures for net's second "Smoking Gun TV" special.
Wayne Newton, the Smothers Brothers, Rita Rudner and Budd Friedman are the 2003 honorees of the Las Vegas Comedy Festival. Newton will receive the group's first Bob Hope lifetime service award for…
Vet thesp James Garner will join the cast of ABC's "8 Simple Rules for Dating My Teenage Daughter" when the sitcom resumes production Monday.
Through his Web site Ain't It Cool News, Harry Knowles has become a self-appointed arbiter of what is cool onscreen. Revolution Studios is betting that he can not only judge the viability of work by…
MGM will begin production in January on "Be Cool," the "Get Shorty" followup that F. Gary Gray will direct, with John Travolta reprising his role as Chili Palmer.
Universal Music will lay off approximately 800 workers worldwide and institute a cost-cutting plan that the conglom expects will save $200 million per year.