Peter Berg's blood-soaked indie black comedy "Very Bad Things" has become the subject of intense industry buzz and high-stakes bidding the likes of which is rarely seen outside the pressurized world…
New Line Cinema has paid $850,000 against $1.6 million for David Levien and Brian Koppelman's pitch "Knockaround Guys," with the pair attached to make their directing debut, the studio confirmed…
Rikki Rocket, drummer of the seminal 1980s big-hair band Poison, has temporarily traded in his drumsticks for inking pens.
"The Gayle King Show" is the latest syndie casualty of the season. CBS's Eyemark Entertainment has opted to cut its losses and not renew the low-rated rookie talkshow strip for a second year…
Earvin "Magic" Johnson's latenight talkshow "The Magic Hour" will get a send-off from Burbank-based Friedland Jacobs Communications that's worthy of a Procter & Gamble packaged-goods launch.
Warner Music Group and Warner Bros. have tapped legal eagle Stuart Robinowitz as senior adviser. The senior partner at Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison will consult the conglom on business…
With her latest film for the studio opening this week, 20th Century Fox is in final negotiations with Jennifer Aniston to take the female lead in Mike Judge's "Office Space."
Arnon Milchan's New Regency Prods. has greenlit "Vanilla Fog," the first pic to be distributed under its new financing and production deal at 20th Century Fox, which begins June 1.
Likening the defendant to Rip Van Winkle, Metro-Goldywn-Mayer has moved to dismiss Sony Pictures Entertainment's counterclaim seeking profits from 34 years of James Bond films on the ground the claim…
In what may be the final blow to ABC's "Ellen," the web has decided not to air any more episodes this season except for the one-hour finale on May 13.
ABC has yanked Columbia TriStar TV's midseason drama "Push" after the drama fell to ABC's lowest rating on record in the Monday 8 p.m.-9 p.m. timeslot.