Z.com, the first of a slew of new Hollywood-backed sites to bow since Warner Bros. launched Entertaindom.com last year, quietly unveiled itself Thursday with a slate of high-profile original…
Kenneth Branagh's "Love's Labour's Lost" will open the third annual Newport Intl. Film Festival on June 6 in Newport, R.I.
News Corp. announced Wednesday that James Murdoch, the 27-year-old son of News topper Rupert Murdoch, has been appointed chairman-CEO of Star TV. Murdoch had been serving as interim chairman of the…
Universal Pictures has re-inked with writer-producer-helmer Alan Parker's Dirty Hands shingle for another two-year, first-look deal.
The most talked about man at the CBS affil confab isn't even here. While station execs seem generally upbeat about the status of their relationship with the Eye web, the one major sore point…
Henry Thomas, who can next be seen in Billy Bob Thornton's "All The Pretty Horses," has signed on to three indie pics, all slated to go this summer.
New Line Cinema has promoted Amy Henkels to senior veep of East Coast production. Henkels, based in Gotham, serves as one of the company's leading development executives. She is overseeing the film…
DreamWorks extended its 2000 hot streak by dominating the May B.O. Studio kicked off the summer by gobbling up 28.8% of the May movie market. Its tally for May 1-29 was $176.3 million. Disney…
Scott Siegler, former president of Granada Entertainment USA, has been tapped president and chief operating officer of KnowledgeBroadcasting.com, effective immediately.
Thirty features and documentaries, most in their New York premieres, will unspool at the 11th annual Human Rights Watch International Film Festival June 14-29 at Lincoln Center's Walter Reade Theatre.
High-powered marketing firm Pittard Sullivan has signed up to develop a new brand strategy for the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences. Pittard Sullivan has also been tapped to create and produce…