Barry Diller's USA Networks is taking another shot at filming a sitcom despite the staggering failure rate of previous laffer attempts on basic cable.
Controversial mainland Chinese filmmaker Zhang Yuan's "Seventeen Years" is the final title chosen to compete in the 56th Venice Intl. Film Festival, which runs Sept. 1-11.
Animation company Nelvana was sowing and reaping Thursday, with the multimillion-dollar purchase of rights to a Japanese animation series and quarterly financials boosted by recent strategies and…
Actors-turned-scribes Andrew Lowery and Andrew Miller have closed a guaranteed two-picture deal with Miramax Films worth more than $1 million.
The Academy of Television Arts & Science's first female chairman and CEO, Meryl Marshall, has been re-elected this week after an unopposed run as the ATAS topper.
Warner Bros. has upped Polly Cohen to vice president, theatrical production.
In its first major product deal since opening shop online last week, CheckOut.com has become one of only three e-tailers selling Force 21, a futuristic war simulation produced by Tom Clancy's Red…
Signaling its growing content ambitions, CanWest Global Communications has bought a 20% stake in Canada's largest film and TV company, Alliance Atlantis Communications, in a deal worth more than $13…
After scouting the rising popularity of horror films in Japan early this year, Vancouver's Intl. Film Festival has booked six of them for its Sept. 24-Oct. 10 run, including the world premiere of…
David D. Stern, who recently completed his directorial debut film "All the Rage," is set to complete shooting the Imax film "Michael Jordan to the Max."