"Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon" star Michelle Yeoh is being courted to star in the two sequels of "The Matrix," which Warner Bros. and Village Roadshow Pictures will start shooting next year.
Motion Picture Assn. chairman-CEO Jack Valenti commended U.S. Trade Representative Charlene Barshefsky Monday for redoubling efforts to help spread more American movies, music and TV programs to…
Who says there's no venture capital for entertainment dot-coms anymore? UGO Networks has secured a fifth round of financing of $10 million secured from DLJ's Global Retail Partners and Missouri-based…
The Caucus for Television Producers, Writers and Directors has tapped 14 nominees, including three from "The West Wing," for its 18th annual awards at the Beverly Hills Hotel on Jan. 14.
Warner Bros. likes scribes John Requa and Glenn Ficarra so much that it has closed a three-picture deal with the writing duo.
Universal Music Group imprint Universal Records has inked a joint venture with FB Entertainment, the film, music and television division of Gotham-based hip-hop clothier Fubu the Collection, the two…
Online Studio Flixer.com has tapped the filmmakers of "Big Day ... Big Time" as the first winner of its online moviemaker challenge the George Huang Project.
Gotham-based investment outfit Constellation Ventures is opening offices in Los Angeles and Tokyo to identify emerging tech players into which it would funnel funds.
The U.S. Dept. of Justice has referred to the Federal Trade Commission a possible investigation into alleged under-payment of advertising residuals to union actors. Assistant Attorney Gen. Robert…
Time Warner said Monday that a glum showing for Adam Sandler's "Little Nicky," softer ad revenue at its cable networks and slower music sales will squeeze earnings this quarter. The entertainment…
Fox Cable Networks Group has tapped Andrew J. Mandell exec VP-chief financial officer to replace Dennis Farrell, who is relocating to the East Coast for the company.