Nicolas Cage is ready to cop a deal on "Dead to Rights," starring in a screen version of the bestselling vidgame.
Wealth from outside showbiz continues to make big waves in film production. In this case, its out of left field, literally. Bill Pohlad, an executive board member of the Minnesota Twins baseball…
Disney is becoming disposable. In an effort to boost DVD sales and counter the advantages of electronic delivery, Buena Vista Home Entertainment is teaming with a DVD technology company to test…
They're back! Some 750 foreign TV station program buyers hit town today for the L.A. Screenings, the first chance each year for overseas execs to assess the new primetime shows for the fall season.
Miracle Film Distribution has announced a $500 million partnership with media investment fund Global Media Management and international advisory consortium Asida Group that will finance prints and…
The restructured FilmFour has unveiled its first development slate, headed by Lynne Ramsay's adaptation of Alice Sebold's bestseller "The Lovely Bones."
French producer distributor Samuel Hadida has struck a four-year output deal with New Line and, cash-rich from the moneyspinning "Lord of the Rings," also unveiled his own $120 million production…
Determined to usher in a new era, FCC topper Michael Powell rejected his Democratic colleagues' request to postpone a vote on rules governing media ownership for one month.
Lions Gate founder and mining entrepreneur Frank Guistra is leaving his post as chairman and has sold most of his 6% stake in the Vancouver-based film and TV company to Los Angeles-based ENT Holding…
Distant Horizon has acquired remake rights to the Hong Kong film "My Father Is a Hero," which stars Jet Li, and the Thai comedy "Saving Private Tootsie."
Directors Guild of America president Martha Coolidge has become the latest high-profile Hollywood player to endorse the SAG-AFTRA merger, although the DGA has not taken an official position.