Jennifer Lopez will be a presenter at the Academy Awards, her third appearance on an Oscar telecast. The awards will be presented Sunday, March 21, at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion in Los Angeles…
Meryl Friedman has been named executive director of the Falcon Theatre, home of Mark Taper's New Work Festival for the past two seasons.
ABC is benching its Tuesday comedy "Sports Night" for the last week of sweeps, and NBC has collapsed its Monday comedy schedule for all of March.
Legit player Thomas McCarthy and Najwa Nimri (upcoming "Lovers of the Arctic Circle") will topline Jay Anania's "The Citizen," the first film production of Gotham-based Sunshine Amalgamedia Inc.
Universal Pictures, Gore Verbinski and Tom Hanks are going "Where the Wild Things Are." The studio is setting up a live-action/computer graphics animated version of Maurice Sendak's famed children's…
Marking one of his first major appointments since being tapped prexy of broadcasting for ABC earlier this month, Robert F. Callahan has upped John Hare to prexy of ABC Radio. In the position…
ShoWest is "In Love" with John Madden. The director, still basking in the glow of his Oscar nom, will now be honored as ShoWest's director of the year.
Hachette Filipacchi Magazines CEO David Pecker quit the giant Tuesday to join forces with former deputy Treasury Secretary Roger Altman's Wall Street firm in the $767 million acquisition of National…
Mark Shivas, the former head of BBC Films, has crossed the great divide by signing a first-look deal with Film Four Ltd., the movie arm of rival pubcaster Channel 4.
Actor Alec Baldwin ("Glengarry Glen Ross") and director Terry Gilliam ("Brazil") have signed with United Talent Agency.