Sean Penn is close to committing to Fine Line Features' prison drama "Monsters Ball" as his next directing assignment.
Carlton Communications has terminated takeover talks with Arsenal soccer club after failing to agree on a price.
Fox/Liberty Networks' Fit TV is getting a makeover, shifting from a format of wall-to-wall exercise shows to one of lifestyle programming aimed at women 18-49.
Seagram, Prince talk PFE Saudi Arabian prince Muhammad Bin Bandur Bin Abdul Aziz, who has been hovering at the edge of the Polygram Filmed Entertainment auction for several months (Daily Variety…
The Big Four broadcast networks are losing ground to cable not only in primetime but in latenight and daytime Saturday and Sunday.
John Hodge, Amy Jenkins and Peter Capaldi are among the rising British writers who are featured on the first development slate unveiled by DNA Films, the U.K. lottery franchise run by producers…
Julie Spielberg has been upped to VP, legal affairs, at Universal Pictures. In her new position, Spielberg will continue to handle legal matters relating to many of the studio’s term deals, supervise…
Media giant Grupo Televisa announced a 16-year sales and marketing agreement with Corporacion Interamericana de Entretenimiento, the biggest promoter of live events in Latin America.
The Atlantic Theater Co. is readying an Off Broadway production of "Hothouse," a Harold Pinter play over which the author himself agonized for years.
Indonesia's embattled government has chastised broadcaster SCTV for its coverage of this month's riots while the network itself seems likely to fall into the hands of its major creditor, a…