The Broadway Theater just lost a tenant but has booked another to take its place: The stage musical version of "The Color Purple" will begin previews there Oct. 25 and open Dec. 1.
Touchstone Television is adding longtime TV writer John Wirth to its scribe tribe. Wirth is closing in on a two-year, seven-figure overall deal to create, develop and exec produce series projects for…
Former Paramount Pictures co-president Tom Jacobson has tapped Monnie Wills VP of production and Oliver Obst director of development for his eponymous production banner.
Cynthia Nixon trades one Manhattan Theater Club play for another, signing on for the lead role in David Lindsay-Abaire's play "Rabbit Hole," which goes up next winter in MTC's Broadway venue, the…
Union Square Entertainment and CAA have entered into an agreement aimed at producing indie films eligible for federal tax incentives under the American Jobs Creation Act of 2004.
Internet giant Yahoo! has tapped former CBS exec David Katz as head of its sports and entertainment divisions.
Steve Shikiya has been named senior VP of strategic planning for Fox Filmed Entertainment. Shikiya will be responsible for initiating and overseeing global strategic planning and business development…
While “War of the Worlds” was the latest event film to test overseas waters this past weekend, Fox’s “Mr. and Mrs. Smith” showed off some impressive international legs. Tabloid reports haven’t been a…
Longtime Dick Wolf lieutenant Peter Jankowski has signed up to continue heading Wolf Films for two more years. Jankowski serves as president and chief operating officer at Wolf Films, which he first…
Leonardo DiCaprio’s Appian Way production company will develop and produce a feature film adaptation of Kurt Vonnegut’s classic dystopian novel “Cat’s Cradle,” in partnership with manager-producer…
Mexican writer Carlos Cuaron, brother of helmer Alfonso Cuaron and co-writer of "Y tu mama tambien," is launching an animation production company.