The B.O. wilted in heat wave-hit Europe last weekend as the "Star Wars" juggernaut started to run out of puff, and exhibs eagerly awaited the arrival of "Spider-Man" over the next two weeks.
Deep River Prods. and Intermedia have teamed with Pierce Brosnan's Irish Dreamtime Prods. to produce the romantic comedy "Laws of Attraction." A fall production date is planned.
Elaine Stritch was no match for Shaq and Kobe, as the Tony Awards dropped to its lowest performance ever and the NBA's Western Conference Finals Game 7 scored a slam-dunk. Winner Stritch, who made a…
NBC execs were prouder than a peacock Monday, as the net wrapped up its upfront sales with a record take near $2.7 billion. That's a new best for any broadcast net and up almost $800 million from the…
HBO has set 9 p.m. July 21 as the new time for what promises to be one of the biggest TV events of the summer: the season premiere of Emmy-winning laffer "Sex and the City."
Don't hold your breath waiting for SAG and Hollywood agents to go back to the negotiating table. Screen Actors Guild leaders admit they have gotten nowhere with efforts to restart negotiations over…
Natalie Portman is in advance negotiations to join the cast of "Cold Mountain." Philip Seymour Hoffman, Giovanni Ribisi, Brendan Gleeson and Kathy Baker are also coming onboard, rounding out a…
Showtime's highest-rated -- and most controversial -- weekly series, "Queer as Folk," has landed a two-year renewal, encompassing 32 hourlong episodes.
Former AMG manager Judi Farkas has joined Broder Kurland Webb Uffner as a feature literary agent. At AMG, she managed a cotillion of a high-end feature writers and directors that included the…
Looking more animated than he has since the beginning of the trial, Woody Allen took the stand Monday and denied that his former friend and producer Jean Doumanian bailed him out when TriStar…
Fox has given a midseason pickup to the Simon West actioner "Keen Eddie" and is also moving closer to ordering a backup laffer starring Wanda Sykes ("The Chris Rock Show.")