Universal Pictures has set Nicolas Cage and 50 Cent to star in "The Dance," a film based on the life of prison boxing coach Billy "The Kid" Roth.
Mel Gibson and Bruce Davey's Icon Prods. has named Mark Gooder to the newly created position of president, film acquisitions and development.
Katie Couric's move to CBS, after a very public courtship by the net's Leslie Moonves, will shake up two long-entrenched areas of the network news business: the traditional evening newscast and the…
Universal Pictures has set Nicolas Cage and 50 Cent to star in “The Dance,” a film based on the life of prison boxing coach Billy “The Kid” Roth. Once a successful prize-fighter, Roth has spent more…
Antonio Banderas is set to star in the indie epic "Conquistador," which traces the exploits of 16th century explorer Hernan Cortes.
Universal Pictures has acquired "Time of Their Lives," a pitch about a town saved by baseball. Chris Murphey is writing the script.
Universal has nabbed sci-fi comedy pitch "Zoo." David Berenbaum, who penned "Elf," developed the pitch from a treatment by Ehren Kruger, who will produce with Daniel Bobker through their…
One of the networks that infamously passed on "Desperate Housewives" the first time around has drawn a second chance at it.
Nine Network topper and TV celebrity Eddie McGuire hosted his last edition of "Who Wants to Be a Millionaire" in Oz Monday. McGuire, who's now devoting all his time to running the web, pulled an aud…
Netflix filed a patent-infringement lawsuit against Blockbuster on Tuesday, asking a Northern California federal court to shut down its rival's online DVD rental service and award Netflix damages.
Goldcrest Films Intl. has acquired the worldwide rights to "Arctic Son," a docu about a community in the Canadian Yukon.