I went out to Dulles Airport the other day and it was jammed. While standing in line I thought to myself, “What would happen if they did a remake of ‘Casablanca’?” I imagined the final scene, when…
A coalition of technology and content companies led by big names such as Microsoft, Universal Music and Japan's NTT has released the first version of a new technology specification it hopes will make…
Blue-chip directing names like Les Walters and Oskar Eustis will add some helming heft to a slate composed largely of lesser-known and younger writers at the comedy-heavy 28th incarnation of the…
It has been a most difficult theater season. Amid outre behavior comes an unusual promotion for "I Am My Own Wife," the new play by Doug Wright starring Jefferson Mays as real-life transvestite…
Jason Linn has been promoted to executive VP of music development at New Line Cinema.
Hollywood may know how to make movies, but it's occasionally stumped when it comes to addressing local foreign markets; Europe is intermittently good at concocting popular local pics, but all too…
Cable operators are always bellyaching that their pay-per-view business is a bust because the major studios hold their titles back from PPV until the videostores hog them for an exclusive window from…
Universal Pictures has upped Alissa Andrews-Grayson to VP of national publicity.
Ending a seven-month search for its "man in Hollywood," Gotham-based Time Warner subsid DC Comics has hired Joel Silver's TV topper Gregory Noveck to the newly created post of senior VP, creative…
Trio, the pop-culture cable network owned by the Universal TV Group, is facing the potentially disastrous disappearance of more than half of its 19 million subscribers in less than a month.