Paramount Pictures has optioned the feature film rights to Glen David Gold's novel "Carter Beats the Devil," for Cruise/Wagner and Robert Towne.
Proving some marriages are strong enough to survive even the indie filmmaking process, husband-and-wife teams reigned supreme at the closing ceremonies of the fourth Hollywood Black Film Festival on…
The Screen Actors Guild has reached an out-of-court settlement with a former top guild affirmative action exec after he alleged race discrimination.
Vivendi Universal topper Jean-Marie Messier on Monday announced a 9% jump in 2001 in pro forma revenue for the French conglom's media division, just days after releasing an unusual statement to…
Animated monsters, the all-star cast of "Ocean's Eleven" and the return of Arnold Schwarzenegger in "Collateral Damage" gave the foreign B.O. plenty of heft this past weekend.
Even as antitrust attorneys for Hughes assured investors Monday that a proposed $26 billion tie-up with rival satcaster EchoStar is on track, a coalition of concerned state attorneys general…
Ed Pressman Films has paid mid-six figures to option the rights to writer-producer Josh Goldstein's spec script "Searching for Jordan."
They'll be there for another year: The cast of "Friends" has agreed to return for the ninth -- and final -- season of the hit NBC laffer, inking a $150 million deal Monday that will pay each thesp…
The well-publicized dysfunctional relationship between the East Coast and West Coast divisions of the TV Academy may become a thing of the past with the news Monday that the New York-based National…
In her first stint as an Oscar presenter, thesp Kirsten Dunst is skedded to present at the 74th annual Academy Awards on March 24.
Sony Pictures Digital Entertainment has merged the operations of its Screenblast, SoapCity and wireless and platform service ventures under a newly created arm called the Digital Networks Division.