Will Brooklyn become the new Burbank? That's an idea many Gothamites are pondering now that talks of transforming the industrial wasteland known as the Brooklyn Navy Yards into 12 state of the art…
Founding president Tony Cianciotta has resigned from his position at Vancouver-based film distrib Red Sky Entertainment and the company's chief financial officer, Mike Smallwood, has been upped to…
After a nasty spat with their parent union, the 2,700 members of United Scenic Artists Local 829 have abandoned the Intl. Brotherhood of Painters & Allied Trades.
Women's cable web Lifetime announced two new original primetime series Wednesday: "How Could It Happen" (working title) hosted by Melissa Etheridge, and "The Ruby Wax Show," starring British talkshow…
Kerry Packer almost certainly will have to dig deeper into his corporate coffers if he wants to control Hoyts Cinemas after an independent report commissioned by Hoyts branded the takeover offer as…
Obba Babatunde, Hill Harper, Phylicia Rashad, Billy Dee Williams, Marla Gibbs, Talia Shire and Rae Dawn Chong have been cast in Shoreline Entertainment and DaWa Movies' family drama "The Visit,"…
German film distribution and production veteran Senator Film has signed an exclusive development and output deal with TFC Trick, an animation studio based in Hamburg.
The often painstaking cross-examination of Jeffrey Katzenberg caught fire at several junctures Wednesday, including Walt Disney Co. counsel Lou Meisinger's attempts to undercut Katzenberg's…
SFX Entertainment's net loss doubled to $17.6 million in the first quarter, SFX said Wednesday, despite sharply higher revenues flowing from the company's spate of acquisitions in recent months.
NBC has hired Emmy winner Marc Hirschfeld as executive VP of casting, replacing Lori Openden, who is expected to join NBC Studios as head of long-form casting.
Court TV will invest $100 million in original and acquired programming over the next two years, announced Henry Schleiff, president and CEO of the law-oriented cabler.