Wolfgang Petersen has committed to direct the Warner Bros. adaptation of the Sebastian Junger bestseller "The Perfect Storm" as his next feature.
A presidentially appointed panel is poised to recommend that cable companies be forced to carry broadcasters' new digital channels, but is still debating what benefits the public will receive in…
Cablevision Systems Corp. reported a third-quarter net loss of $113.6 million Monday as revenues, adjusted for the timing of acquisitions, advanced 16.3% to $806.9 million.
While news of the exit of Tom Ross from chief of Creative Artists Agency's music division caused plenty of industry water cooler chatter Monday, most managers and artists expect the stir to be short…
Kicking off the Cannes Film Festival's competition lineup a tad earlier than usual -- by several months -- fest programmer Gilles Jacob has confirmed that Leos Carax's "Pola X" will be in competition…
Acclaimed Italian film and avant-garde theater director Mario Martone has been nominated to head the Teatro di Roma, replacing the prestigious state company's existing artistic director Luca Ronconi…
Those dull thuds heard around parts of the world last weekend revealed fairly leaden B.O. performances by U.S. rookies, mostly -- but not always -- in line with their domestic results.
New Line Television has added two new L.A.-based production execs to oversee its growing slate of series and made-fors.
Fresh off of the success of "Antz," digital effects house Pacific Data Images and partner DreamWorks have tapped former ILM exec Kevin Townsend to help the company create a digital studio to produce…
TV Azteca has signed an exclusive agreement with Buena Vista Intl. Television for broadcast rights to movies, series and animation.
Emile Gladstone, a lit agent with the Broder, Kurland, Webb & Uffner agency, has joined Michael Ovitz's new production/management entity.