When Will Smith gets in the ring this summer playing Muhammad Ali in the Columbia Pictures biopic, he'll have Oscar-nominated director Michael Mann in his corner.
Warner Bros.' "The Whole Nine Yards" eked out a Presidents Day weekend B.O. win over Sony's "Hanging Up," according to Tuesday's final studio tallies.
After a much-publicized leave of absence from latenight, David Letterman got a hearty welcome back to "The Late Show" on Monday night, scoring a 9.3 rating/23 share in the 47 metered markets…
Kevin Mayer has ankled his post as exec VP and general manager of Disney's Go Network portfolio of Web sites to become CEO of Playboy.com Inc. as the online arm heads toward an IPO.
HBO is getting creeped out. The cabler has signed a pre-buy deal for "Creature Features," a series of five new films inspired by the classic '50s monster movies produced by Samuel Z. Arkoff.
Pan-Euro station group SBS has acquired the Hungarian TV interests of its erstwhile rival CME for $16 million.
Maybe it was the mistral, but it seemed that the winds of change could be felt at the Monte Carlo television mart as it wound down Tuesday.
Will Smith will topline the latest Universal Studios Florida attraction "Men in Black Alien Attack," a simulation based on the 1997 film co-starring Smith and Tommy Lee Jones.
After circling such projects as "The Ugly Truth" and "Chippendales," Barry Sonnenfeld has elected to direct "Big Trouble" at the Walt Disney Co.
Cabler Liberty Media Corp. said Tuesday it plans to expand its holdings by buying pay-per-view TV provider Ascent Entertainment Group Inc. for $460 million in cash, which also adds the Denver Nuggets…
The fourth annual Santa Monica Film Festival (Feb. 25-28) has shored up its pic slate, including the world preem of black comedy "Shoe Shine Boys," exec produced by Martin Landau.