San Francisco-based Scout Electromedia received $18 million in funding Tuesday from uber-incubator Idealab!, Chase Capital Partners and other venture capital funds for the development of MODO, a…
Jerry Giaquinta has been promoted to exec veepee of corporate communications at Sony Pictures Entertainment.
French Stewart, Bo Derek and Karina Lombard ("Legends of the Fall") are set to star in the E! telefilm "Murder at the Cannes Film Festival," lensing on location at this month's fest. Helmer Harvey…
NBC, vulnerable in the ratings when its heavyweight series are in reruns, has shown just how potent a sweeps player it can be. Freshly stocked with originals of its big guns, the net opened the May…
Tony Scott ("Enemy of the State," "Crimson Tide") has committed to direct the newly greenlit "Take Down" for Disney, with Jerry Bruckheimer attached to produce.
Vincent Perez ("I Dreamed of Africa") has signed on for a starring role in "Bride of the Wind," a drama to be directed by Bruce Beresford.
Japan's trade ministry plans to establish a film commission that will help the local industry cut through the red tape involved in shooting on location.
Cameron Diaz is in talks to star opposite Leonardo DiCaprio in "Gangs of New York," the $80 million-plus Martin Scorsese drama set to begin lensing in Rome in August.
The price was apparently right for Bob Barker. CBS and Pearson Television have extended Barker's contract as host and exec producer of "The Price Is Right" for an unprecedented 29th year.
Rock musician Neil Young was sued Monday for $1.8 million by former Village Voice writer Jimmy McDonough over Young's alleged refusal to allow the publication of an authorized biography that was…
German giant the Kirch Group has renewed its contract for broadcasting rights to the German soccer league.