Hicks, Muse is creating a new sports Web site, PSNSports.com, expected to launch this summer. The investment firm just launched its 24-hour Latino sports channel Pan-American Sports Network (PSN) on…
Two of Quebec's most powerful financial players have stepped in to block Rogers Communications' bid for Montreal-based cable company Groupe Videotron.
Allison Booth, who has headed the Screen Actors Guild's state legislative program since 1998, plans to leave the union to join an Oregon-based production company.
“I wanted to have an audience never see him change,” said Kevin Spacey of his Oscar-winning portrayal of Lester Burnham in “American Beauty.” “He just evolved.” For that performance, Spacey credited…
Italy's leading TV commercial group Mediaset has joined forces for the first time with digital TV platform Stream by launching two digital satellite thematic channels to be included in the existing…
On the heels of her performance in the hit comedy "The Whole Nine Yards," Amanda Peet is in negotiations to star in "Big Daddy" director Dennis Dugan's "Saving Silverman" for Columbia Pictures.
The 15th Annual IFP/West Independent Spirit Awards, held Saturday under a sprawling tent near the Santa Monica beach, hailed Paramount Pictures and MTV Films' "Election" with three of the top awards.
"The Sopranos" took top nods Saturday at the Motion Picture Sound Editors 47th Annual Golden Reels Awards. The kudos -- which recognized excellence in sound editing for the 1999 season -- honored…
Though much of the spotlight on "American Beauty" has shined on its script, direction, acting and visual style, another major factor in its success is DreamWorks' release strategy. Most distrib vets…
Anna Friel ("An Everlasting Piece") and Brenda Fricker ("My Left Foot") are set to star in "War Bride," a $5 million Anglo-Canadian co-production to be directed by Lyndon Chubbock.
Kermit the Frog has taken a flying leap onto the Web. The Jim Henson Co. inked a licensing pact last week with online content provider Pulse Entertainment for the creation of original 3D animated…