Days after Fox News prexy Roger Ailes derided MSNBC for "for hiring every blonde that doesn't work for us," he was seated within slapping distance last week of Monica Crowley, who ankled Fox for…
The Amalfi-coast town of Positano is tooning up to host the ninth Cartoons on the Bay event, the international competitive festival for animated TV series.
When British writer Douglas Adams suffered a fatal heart attack in a Montecito, Calif., gym in 2001, his long-cherished dream to make a Hollywood movie from his cult sensation "The Hitchhiker's Guide…
Solid but less-than-spectacular performances dominated the foreign box office during the post-Easter period that saw "The Ring Two," "Hitch" and "Robots" generate moderate grosses.
The Backlot: An abundance of snarky remarks were dropped last week, prompted by the announcement by Harvey and Bob Weinstein that they intended to launch a diversified movie and cable company from…
Colombia's "Pasion de gavilanes" (Hidden Passion) and Argentinean productions won big at FyMTI, the first Iberian-Latin American telenovela and fiction festival, which wrapped April 4 in Punta del…
Voiceover: Rarely have so many Hollywood execs been so discombobulated in so little time as have top studio execs over the past six weeks.
MONTE CARLO -- Nobody learned "pea-chay" -- the awkward new French verb meaning "to pitch a story" -- in high school French class.
Talks between the Walt Disney Co. and Bob and Harvey Weinstein may have reached their close, but employees at the mini-major's Gotham and Los Angeles offices are scratching their heads over a recent…
Italian pubcaster RAI and Spanish production house the Europroducciones Group have inked an alliance on acquisition, production and distribution.
Overseas auds won't mistake the upcoming "XXX" sequel for a speech by President Bush. While the action pic starring Ice Cube will go out Stateside with the title "XXX: State of the Union," in foreign…