One industry veteran at Elie Samaha's 44th birthday party said the guests were witnessing the producer's "evolution from low maintenance to high maintenance."
Carlton Communications, French broadcaster TF1, Germany's Kirch Group and Italy's Mediaset are reportedly in talks to co-develop TV programming and Internet content.
Rome wasn't built in a weekend. Ditto DreamWorks' "Gladiator." With studio-estimated $32.7 million debut -- the second-biggest of 2000 -- sword-and-sandal pic came out of the gate strong but didn't…
Striking actors have scored a public relations victory as their week-old work stoppage received official endorsement from the Major League Baseball players union.
The first signs of convergence among Netcasters on the Web appeared Friday as iFilm.com relaunched as a portal to showcase to Netizens every short and feature-length pic available to view online.
Jeffrey Kramer, the Emmy-winning TV producer who left his post as president of David E. Kelley Prods. last fall, has joined forces with real-estate mogul Lou Gonda and his wife, legit producer Kelly…
Resurfacing five years after "Babe," his first Hollywood pic, Aussie scribe and helmer Chris Noonan has attached to adapt and helm Russell Banks' novel "Rule of the Bone" for Universal-based producer…
Dimension Films has signed Carla Gugino to round out the cast of "Spy Kids," the Robert Rodriguez-helmed action-adventure yarn about two youths armed with a bag of high-tech toys trying to save their…
USA Network, which has found great success with the no-holds-barred wrestling on Monday night's "WWF Raw," is about to push the limits of the gameshow format with the half-hour "Strip Poker"…
Mexican billionaire Carlos Slim Helu has been trying to keep CDNow spinning over the past year by investing $52.8 million in the Fort Washington, Pa.-based e-tailer -- and on Friday his company filed…
Vincent D'Onofrio and Emile Hirsch have inked to star in Initial Entertainment Group's "The Dangerous Lives of Altar Boys."