MGM has made a pre-emptive, low six-figures against mid-six figures option of newcomer Victoria Strouse's spec "Mary Jane's Last Dance" for Frank Mancuso Jr. to produce.
Australian producers fear hundreds of hours of New Zealand programming could flood into this country following an April 28 High Court ruling that Kiwi product is eligible for the local content quotas…
In the weeks preceding Buzz magazine's demise on Tuesday, two other monthlies, Los Angeles and Detour, embarked on separate missions to take over the failing publication's assets. And Detour is not…
The seventh annual Hollywood Literary Retreat, a weekend event devoted to the art and craft of storytelling in the cutthroat atmosphere of Hollywood, is set for Friday-Sunday at Zaca Lake in Santa…
In a last-ditch attempt to win approval for their proposed German digital pay TV merger, media giants CLT-Ufa and the Kirch Group have presented major concessions to European competition officials…
More than two years in the making, USA Broadcasting's "City Vision" local programming venture in Miami will debut June 8.
The president of Star Choice, one of Canada's two major players in the nascent direct-to-home satellite business, has resigned.
U.S. films and debut pics dominate the 30th Directors Fortnight, the last of the Cannes Film Festival sidebars to unveil its hand. This year's lineup includes 15 features repping 11 countries.
In a key ruling in Garry Shandling's $100 million lawsuit against his former manager Brad Grey, an L.A. Superior Court judge has disqualified one group of attorneys for Grey because the law firm had…
Having completed roles in "Saving Private Ryan" and the indie "Scotch and Milk," Adam Goldberg has been set for a lead role in Ron Howard's "Ed TV" for Universal and Imagine.
Jeannine Apostle and Stephen Brain have formed a partnership, White Tiger Prods., to build a 400,000 square-foot, multimillion-dollar film and TV studio in Phoenix as well as produce low-budget…