"My brain is completely fried," Stuart Townsend groans after his first all-night shoot for "Queen of the Damned" on location in Melbourne, Australia. "I've got to get used to this." That's putting it…
Indian animation-software company Pentamedia Graphics has agreed to buy a 51% stake in Film Roman, the TV and film animator best known for its work on "The Simpsons," for $15 million. Pentamedia has…
Datty Ruth's Munich-based media company VCL Film and Medien has acquired 100% of Danish distributor Scanbox Entertainment. VCL and Scanbox shareholders approved the deal last week.
Nancie Martin has been tapped senior VP of new media at the WB.
Nearly eight months after Twentieth Television head Rick Jacobson died, the Fox syndie arm has named former King World exec Bob Cook its new prexy and chief operating officer. Cook will oversee all…
AntEye.com has pacted with MP3.com to search for musicians to compose for helmer David O. Russell's ("Three Kings") upcoming docu that will bow on the site.
While a freshman at USC, with no acting classes in his curriculum and no aspirations to act professionally, Topher Grace received a call to audition for "That '70s Show." The call came on the basis…
USA Networks Inc. said Monday it is looking into ways of marrying operations of wholly owned, ticketing-services giant Ticketmaster and those of an online kin, Ticketmaster Online-Citysearch. The New…
Paul Reubens is back as host of the long-delayed TV version of the hit CD-ROM game "You Don't Know Jack," to be produced for ABC by Carsey-Werner. Reubens had been attached to host the project until…
Soap and canned-meat maker Dial Corp. has ponied up a six-figure investment in family Netcaster Itsy Bitsy Entertainment by underwriting two of the company's daily Web shows.
Storyline Entertainment partners Craig Zadan and Neil Meron have set Matthew Broderick to star in a new version of the Tony-winning Broadway musical "The Music Man," a three-hour film to air on ABC…