Japan's trade ministry plans to establish a film commission that will help the local industry cut through the red tape involved in shooting on location.
Cameron Diaz is in talks to star opposite Leonardo DiCaprio in "Gangs of New York," the $80 million-plus Martin Scorsese drama set to begin lensing in Rome in August.
The price was apparently right for Bob Barker. CBS and Pearson Television have extended Barker's contract as host and exec producer of "The Price Is Right" for an unprecedented 29th year.
Rock musician Neil Young was sued Monday for $1.8 million by former Village Voice writer Jimmy McDonough over Young's alleged refusal to allow the publication of an authorized biography that was…
German giant the Kirch Group has renewed its contract for broadcasting rights to the German soccer league.
Talk about your bad timing: ABC could feel a quick and nasty pinch this May sweeps as Time Warner Cable yanks the web's owned stations in 3.5 million homes.
"Wonderland" creator Peter Berg has signed a two-year development deal with HBO to write, direct and exec produce two dramatic series.
Celebrating its 50th anniversary, the Outer Critics Circle has announced the winners of its annual theater awards, to be presented May 25 at Sardi's.
The Assn. of Independent Feature Film Producers has formed HollywoodPR.com, a virtual flackery that will serve independent filmmakers.
Meg Ryan has committed to star in Mandalay Pictures' "Beyond Borders," directed by Oliver Stone. The star had been considering an offer to topline Par-based CW Prods.' thriller "Criminal…