Universal won an auction late Friday for rights to the videogame franchise "Spy Hunter," which the studio will develop as a franchise vehicle for Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson.
Tim Robbins will star in "Mystic River," joining Sean Penn and Kevin Bacon in a drama about three childhood friends whose lives again become intertwined because of a murder in their neighborhood.
Negotiators for record labels and the American Federation of Television & Radio Artists have put talks on a two-month hiatus to perform research on health and retirement issues.
Hoping to build on momentum from the show's Emmy nominations and fall DVD release, Fox will air the upcoming season premiere of "24" without commercial interruption.
Alfonso Cuaron will direct "Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban," the third movie in the Harry Potter series, for Warner Bros. Pictures. Production is scheduled to begin in England in the first…
Will the world's largest media conglom become the Company Formerly Known as AOL Time Warner? That's just one of the questions being raised throughout Hollywood in the wake of the company's stunning…
Film producer Joel Silver has landed a pilot commitment with NBC to create an action hour for the Peacock. Under the deal, Silver's Warner Bros.-based Silver Pictures will develop three scripts for…
The USA Network has renewed its hit new series "The Dead Zone" for a second season. USA will pay a strapping license fee of $950,000 or so an episode, a figure that will still leave a deficit of half…
Neil LaBute's "The Mercy Seat," which takes place the day after the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center, will have its world preem in December at the Manhattan Class Co., with LaBute…
"The Rerun Show" is getting an instant rerun window on cable. Columbia TriStar Domestic Television and NBC Studios -- co-producers of the Peacock summer skein bowing next month -- have inked a deal…
Lucasfilm has put the word out to HBO, Showtime and Starz! that it has created a pay TV window for "Star Wars: Episode II -- Attack of the Clones."