Leeza Gibbons and her Leeza Gibbons Enterprises have optioned the rights to Elizabeth Stone's book "A Boy I Once Knew," about a 20-year teacher-student relationship.
Sundance and Toronto Film Festival audience award winner "Whale Rider" is set to open the Maui Film Festival at Wailea. Weeklong event runs June 11-15.
Susan Sarandon will be feted May 5 at the Film Society of Lincoln Center's 2003 gala tribute.
Entertainment finance specialist Carolyn Hunt has joined the Century City offices of law firm Loeb & Loeb as a partner
Universal syndie reality skeins "Blind Date" and "The 5th Wheel" soon will be trolling for East Coast talent.
Further downsizing is looking inevitable at Primedia, as chairman-CEO Tom Rogers on Thursday was ousted from the Gotham-based magazine publisher. Rogers will be replaced by current prexy Charles G…
A month after Brett Ratner walked away from Warner Bros. Pictures and "Superman," he's found his next project at New Line Cinema with Todd Robinson's "The Last Full Measure." Pic is expected to go…
Bob Odenkirk's "Melvin Goes to Dinner," starring Maura Tierney and David Cross, claimed honors for best pic and ensemble at the recently wrapped Phoenix Film Festival.
Court papers filed late last week in the still-sealed lawsuit between Marvel Enterprises and Sony Pictures Entertainment seeking termination of the Spider-Man license shed more light on the alleged…
The Actors' Fund of America received a $2 million donation, its largest gift ever from an individual, from philanthropist Lillian Booth to support its Nursing Home & Assisted Living Care Facility in…
Brian Murray, Ming-Na, Annalee Jefferies, Danny Pintauro and Julyana Soelistyo will perform in public readings of plays by Anthony Giardina, David Grimm, John Kolvenbach and Shinho Lee during…