A fierce political satire has landed a jumbo distribution deal after an alleged Mexican government bid to censor the pic.
Freshman writing-directing team Drew Daywalt and David Schneider are set to helm the youth-market heist comedy "Stark Raving Mad" for producer John Baldecchi at Lawrence Bender Prods.
Hillary Rodham Clinton's appearance Wednesday on "The Late Show With David Letterman" got out the Nielsen vote in a big way, producing the highest Letterman rating on a non-Olympics night since…
Beacon Pictures has acquired "In a Dark Wood," a pitch from writers Gregg Chabot and Kevin Peterka. "Wood" is inspired by a book of the same name written by Michael Cadnum, also optioned by Beacon.
Columbia Pictures Worldwide Marketing has tapped Debbie Kreger as VP of market research.
ABC's "Who Wants to Be a Millionaire" continues to amaze, shattering all its previous Nielsen records with a whammo Wednesday edition that amassed the largest audience of any primetime telecast this…
Bertelsmann Music Group prexy and CEO Strauss Zelnick is skedded to provide the keynote address at this year's Variety Interactive Summit, to be held Feb. 2-4 at the Loews San Diego Resort.
Sharon Kahn, a publicist with extensive experience handling indie films and classical music, has been named senior VP of publicity and promotions at Fox Searchlight.
In a display of the Web's growing importance as an educational medium for aspiring entertainment industry professionals, veteran legal and business executives Judith Merians and Bill Josey have…
Who's the hottest movie director in China today? Is it Chen Kaige? Zhang Yimou? Great directors both, but in commercial terms it's Feng Xiaogang, unknown overseas. Feng has emerged from having…
Rainer Koelmel, chairman of German entertainment group Kinowelt Medien, announced Thursday that the company is looking at plans to start its own TV broadcaster.