Filming in Los Angeles parks will be a less cumbersome experience now that the Entertainment Industry Development Corp. has persuaded the L.A. Recreation & Parks Commission to streamline approvals…
Adding to a growing clamor between talent agents and managers, the Directors Guild of America has expressed "growing concern" about the activities of unregulated managers.
XM Satellite Radio Inc. has tapped Stephen R. Cook senior VP, sales and marketing. In his new position, Cook will be responsible for building brand equity and awareness, distribution…
Putting a '90s face on the 1957 film "Across the Bridge," 20th Century Fox has acquired the rights to a remake of the Rod Steiger starrer, with "Rush Hour" helmer Brett Ratner attached to direct.
The new touring show from Cirque du Soleil will be called "Dralion," a name inspired by a legendary Chinese creature that is half-dragon, half-lion.
Ivan Reitman and Tom Pollock's Montecito Picture Co. has settled its dispute with Universal Pictures.
Lucasfilm Ltd. filed suit Monday against Time Warner unit Little, Brown & Co., charging that the publisher's "The Unauthorized Star Wars Compendium" infringes on Lucasfilm's "Star Wars" trademark.
As software billionaire and newest member of the cable operator club, Paul Allen, wraps up a $6.5 billion refinancing of his Charter Communications, he is also contemplating a public offering for the…
Pro basketball has defied the experts by fast-breaking to solid increases over last season's ratings on NBC, and Turner's TNT and TBS.
The Kirch Group, News Corp., Mediaset and Kingdom Holdings, a company belonging to Saudi prince al Waleed ben Talal, are expected to ink a financial and industrial alliance called "the Traviata Plan"…
Continuing to add to its management ranks, Artists Management Group has hired Matthew McConaughey's j.k. livin' Prods.' producing partner Todd "Gus" Gustawes and former DreamWorks' TV animation exec…