Michael Grade is reportedly mounting a £50 million ($80 million) bid for Pinewood Studios, home to the James Bond 007 films.
Sports leagues, movie studios, broadcast networks and the creative guilds have joined forces to "preserve, protect and defend the sanctity and concept of copyright against all intruders."
Miramax Films has promoted Randy Spendlove, former senior VP of motion picture music, to prexy of that group. He will report directly to Miramax co-chairs Bob and Harvey Weinstein.
Screenwriters David Capper and newcomer Kevin Lipski have landed a monster deal at Sony-based Original Films.
John Marcom, former prexy of Time Inc. Intl., has joined Netcaster AtomFilms as senior veep of worldwide revenue and media strategies, while former MTV director of development Eric Calderon has been…
Oscar voters were in an all-American mood. With "American Beauty" leading the nominations for the 72nd annual Academy Awards, voters tapped five U.S.-lensed films for best picture -- a big turnaround…
Vittorio Cecchi Gori, after trying in vain to find financial partners and retain control of the company's film and TV group, made a surprise announcement that he is ankling all operating posts in the…
A month after Joe Roth ankled the Mouse House to form his own shingle, talk has increased about the ways in which one of the most powerful men in Hollywood will structure his company. Roth is in…
News Corp. said Monday that it is considering a strategic restructuring that would pool its satellite and other digital assets into a separate company.
Either 1999 saw a flood of good work, or else a lot of deserving candidates were simply unable to generate Oscar heat. The 72nd annual Academy Awards are almost as notable for the no-shows as for…
Paramount Pictures chief Sherry Lansing has won the Milestone Award from the Producers Guild of America for her contributions to the motion picture industry.