Artisan Entertainment and Gotham-based Palmer West's Sibling Prods. will finance and produce "Pi" helmer Darren Aronofsky's second feature, "Requiem for a Dream."
For the second year in a row, Canada's main television funding source doesn't have enough cash to deal with all of the applications it has received.
After a flurry of lengthy meetings over the past few months, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences has signed off on architectural and design plans for the Academy's new theater, which should…
Renee Zellweger, Lisa Kudrow, Christina Ricci and Brendan Fraser will all act as presenters at Sunday’s Academy Awards kudocast. The quartet of actors are all first-time presenters. The 71st annual…
Former Gotham-based publicist Jason Weinberg has joined forces as a manager with Stephanie Simon Management to form Untitled Entertainment.
After an encouraging start, ratings for the Jon Stewart-hosted version of Comedy Central's "Daily Show" have taken an unexpected downturn among the just-for-yuks cable channel's core audience of…
New Line has made an outright purchase of the feature film rights to bestselling novelist Tess Gerritsen's upcoming spacebound medical thriller/love story, "Gravity," with $1 million up front for the…
Marisa Fermin has been named VP of business affairs of Fox Broadcasting Co., it was announced by Ira Kurgan, exec veepee of network business operations, to whom Fermin will report.
Paramount Pictures has bought Gustin (Ron) Parker's pitch "Typhoid Harry" for Jerry and Janet Zucker to produce. The sought-after broad comedy, about a man who causes disasters wherever he goes, went…
Warner Music Group has tapped David H. Johnson exec veep and general counsel. The nod fills the void created by Fred Wistow's retirement.
The clock is ticking for "The Howie Mandel Show." The Paramount-produced syndie talker is going on a four-week production hiatus at the end of this month. Chances of its return are slim, based on the…