The BBC is dropping popular comedian Frank Skinner after the TV star's reps reportedly asked for a whopping $32 million to renew his contract for another two years.
Diana Scarwid has joined the cast of DreamWorks’ “What Lies Beneath” for director Robert Zemeckis. Harrison Ford and Michelle Pfeiffer star in the supernatural murder mystery. Scarwid, who was…
California Gov. Gray Davis' decision to scuttle a bill that would provide tax credits for TV and film productions in the state has not deterred some of its proponents from holding out hope that it…
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Pressing ahead with plans to expand its TV activities, German movie heavyweight Constantin Film announced Thursday the acquisition of a 51% stake in TV production outfit Movie -- the Art of…
Jay Leno, “Everybody Loves Raymond’s” Brad Garrett and “Sports Night’s” Robert Guillaume have signed on as presenters at the upcoming Emmycast, which airs Sept. 12 on Fox…
Tony- and Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Wendy Wasserstein has enlisted two fellow Broadway vets for Open Doors, a theater education program she co-developed with the Theatre Development Fund.
Steven Spielberg's Righteous Persons Foundation has donated $50,000 to NYU to support the creation of a digital archive documenting Yiddish theater in New York City.
Even lean-and-mean Miramax Films can't avoid Hollywood's job-cutting virus. Over the past couple of days, the mini-major has handed outpink slips to a dozen low- to mid-level employees in its New…
CBS said Wednesday it will take a 30% stake in online conglom Big Entertainment, instead of the previously reported 35% in Big's film Web site Hollywood.com.
The directing duo of Will Speck and Josh Gordon, Oscar-nommed this year for their live-action short "Culture," are developing a comedy vehicle for 20th Century Fox TV.
Four Native-American production companies have pacted to form the Native Films Network, a rallying effort to land more TV and film roles.