Universal Pictures is in final negotiations to acquire North American rights to MDP Worldwide's epic adventure "D'Artagnan," directed by Peter Hyams ("End of Days") with a budget north of $40 million.
Steven Bochco and Twentieth Century Fox reached a last-minute settlement of their long-running "NYPD Blue" lawsuit late Friday. Trial was scheduled to start today in Los Angeles Superior Court.
Entertainment venture Rumpus has acquired Zeeks.com, a popular gaming and community site for kids. Rumpus will use the site as an additional channel for its feature-length animated features and sale…
Tensions remain high within the Screen Actors Guild over strident opposition by regional branches and New York to a plan to cut the national board from 105 to 62 and give Hollywood members a majority.
It's nowhere near a hit on the order of his "Survivor," but Mark Burnett's "Eco-Challenge: Borneo" chalked up a 2.0 average primetime rating on four nights last week, which had USA Network execs…
Online game developer and software developer WildTangent has secured $34 million in a third round of financing from heavy hitters Sony and Accenture, among others.
Andy Garcia will exec produce an HBO telepic based on the life of a Cuban-American doctor who works with the homeless, in the actor-producer's second Latino-themed project for the cabler.
Fran Drescher has sold a memoir of her successful battle with cancer to Warner Books for $1 million. Warner editor Rick Horgan won the book in a heated auction, topping bids from several other…
German telco Deutsche Telekom will get rid of its cable systems by July 1. Six remaining cable franchises will go to an investment group headed by U.S. cabler Liberty Media and the U.K.'s Klesch, a…
Bryan Lowe has ankled financing org Macquarie Film Corp. after three years to form production and financing company Harbourside Pictures.
Hollywood's agents remain frustrated after the latest move by the Screen Actors Guild to resolve the agents' demand for SAG to loosen its financial-interest rules.