There's a new lion roaring at MGM. Helmer John Woo and producing partner Terence Chang have ankled the Sony lot and signed their Lion Rock Prods. to a first-look film and television deal that will…
Catherine Zeta-Jones (“The Mask of Zorro,” “Entrapment”) is in talks to star in Steven Soderbergh's newest pic, “Traffic.” Pic is in turnaround from Fox 2000, and is being produced by Laura Bickford…
Australian helmer Craig Monahan's pic "The Interview" is set to bow in the U.S., initially in Seattle, on Feb. 18 via distrib the Cinema Guild.
Amy Schiffman has been named vice president of books and literary properties at the Gersh Agency.
"I don't count on anything in this business," Robert Redford admitted as he reflected upon the ever-accelerating pace of change in the entertainment world. "You have to create your own sense of…
War is waging over tiny German channel TM3, with the two shareholders, Rupert Murdoch and entrepreneur Herbert Kloiber, both angling to take full control.
With the real-life drama still dominating headlines, CBS has tapped "Sally Hemmings" producer Craig Anderson to develop a four-hour miniseries based on the story of 6-year-old Cuban refugee Elian…
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences' board of governors has bestowed the Gordon E. Sawyer Award upon Roderick T. Ryan for career technical achievement in film.
FilmFour has hired Bobby Allen as head of acquisitions and Caroline Hewitt as head of physical production. Allen previously headed the U.K. office of Lions Gate Films. Hewitt is an experienced…
MEMO TO: Golden Globe winners FROM: Peter Bart All you need is that one big break. That's long been the ultimate truism of show business. If you get that one hit, that one Oscar or Golden Globe or…