The Recording Industry Assn. of America, which reps all the major labels, has filed a copyright infringement suit against Bakersfield, Calif.-based MP3Board Inc.
The Kirch Group looks set to acquire 41% in broadcaster SAT.1 from German publisher Axel Springer Verlag and assume 100% ownership of the web.
Fine Line Features has optioned "Pride and Glory" from Gregory and Gavin O'Connor, the directing-producing brothers behind Fine Line's Academy Award-nominated "Tumbleweeds."
Universal Pictures has promoted foreign distribution veteran Jack Ledwith to vice president, international distribution. "Jack is an invaluable resource to not only my department but to all those who…
Like Jim Carrey's character in "Me, Myself & Irene," the summer box office has a split personality. For the third straight weekend, a couple of pics -- mostly the debuting "Irene" from Fox and…
Spain's National Securities Market Commission (CNMV) has opened an investigation against Telefonica prexy Juan Villalonga.
Steve Zahn will star opposite Drew Barrymore in "Riding in Cars With Boys," which Penny Marshall will direct for Columbia Pictures.
New York Women in Film and Television has elected Marcie Setlow president of its board of directors for 2000-01. Setlow is prexy of consulting firm Setlow Media.
Starz Encore continues to fill out its new L.A.-based original programming wing, Starz Pictures, naming Jessica Stamen director of development and Gus Avila story editor. Stamen "brings the perfect…
Advertisers, tweaking striking union actors, announced they have paid non-union performers nearly $3 million in session fees during the last five weeks for shoots in the United States, or 15 times…
Having given an explicit sex film a not-for-under-16 classification, the French have turned uncharacteristically coy and balked at having its suggestive title "Baise Moi" -- literally "F*** Me" -…