It's beach blanket bingo for Hollywood book agents. Emboldened by the red-hot summer box office, studios are jamming projects into the pipeline before the town goes dead in August.
Will Smith and Ryan Phillippe are teaming to produce "White Boy Shuffle" for Intermedia Films. Pic is adapted by Elizabeth Hunter ("The Fighting Temptations') from the novel by Paul Beatty.
Hollywood is going to the dogs, again. Following the B.O. success of the Warner Bros. pic "Scooby-Doo" and Spyglass Entertainment's recent pickup of the "Underdog" film rights, MGM has greenlit "Good…
Vivendi Universal's payment of $4.75 million to a group of 161 musicians and their heirs to settle a case claiming overcharges for services and underpayment of royalties has been approved by a Los…
Jean-Marie Messier emerged from an hours-long Vivendi Universal board meeting Tuesday evening with his CEO title and optimism intact -- but without a key ally.
The May sweeps period brought highs, lows and status quos to local ratings. News viewing numbers were up for Univision's Gotham station WXTV 41 while Telemundo's WNJU 47 saw its ratings slide…
Nowadays, folks in Timbuktu often get to see Hollywood's hottest new movies as quickly as those in Tarzana. There's split opinion over whether that's a positive development, however.
Adelphia Communications filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy Tuesday, three months after a flood of financial improprieties and a sinking stock nearly destroyed the 50-year-old cable company.
The Writers Guild of America West has approved 17 candidates for eight board slots for its upcoming election, including six incumbents.
First Run Features and Empire Pictures picked up domestic distribution rights to Claude Chabrol's "Chocolat." Information was incorrect in Monday's paper.
After giving Steven Spielberg and Tom Cruise's "Minority Report" all the competish they could handle and being courted by all the percenteries, the "Lilo & Stitch" team of Chris Sanders and Dean…