EU regulators have halted an investigation into French pay TV operator Canal Plus after signs that its domination of the country's market is loosening.
U.K. distribber Powercorp has inked a deal with Granada, and together with WGBH Boston will co-produce "Henry VIII," an $8 million event miniseries, with Ray Winstone ("Sexy Beast," "Nil By Mouth")…
Brett Ratner will no longer direct "Superman" for Warner Bros. Pictures and sister company New Line Cinema couldn't be happier.
Ben Press has joined Innovative Artists as an agent. Press, who ankled his post as co-head of the motion picture talent department at Paradigm in February, had met with several shops in recent weeks.
CAA has signed "Spirit: Stallion of the Cimarron" helmer Kelly Asbury for representation.
Columbia Pictures has made a preemptive buy of the Dennis Lehane novel "Shutter Island," which Wolfgang Petersen will develop as a directing vehicle.
Now that the bombs are dropping, turnstiles are sure to slow down at the multiplexes, on Broadway and in concert halls. But exactly how far receipts fall and for how long is hard to pinpoint.
Will Smith has withdrawn from the Academy Awards, other events are rolling up their red carpets and Barbara Walters withdrew her Sunday night spec as showbiz followed the Academy's lead for a…
"The Sopranos" clan has turned to killing each other with kindness, while agreeing to get back to work next month.
CBS has signed a deal that will funnel the NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament games to ESPN if CBS becomes locked into all-day coverage of the war in Iraq.
Nearing the end of a drawn-out management drama, Mel Karmazin is expected to remain at Viacom as chief operating officer in a contract extension that cedes ultimate authority to chairman-CEO Sumner…