Marcia S. Ross has been upped to the new position of senior VP of casting for all three of the Disney-based motion picture banners. Ross will continue to be responsible for overseeing all aspects of…
The author of "Primary Colors" will be anything but Anonymous when he publishes his next work of fiction.
Showtime, which has scored with weekly hourlong series like "The Outer Limits" and "Stargate: SG1," will shift over to half-hour shows, commissioning two sitcoms to premiere this July: "Rude…
Film Roman has inked a deal with Claster Television to produce "The Mr. Potato Head Show" for the Fox Kids Network.
ABC, Columbia and Craig Anderson Prods. are putting the finishing touches on a deal with Jessica Lange and director Glenn Jordan to produce a telepic adaptation of Chris Bohjalian's novel "Midwives."
The Senate voted unanimously Thursday to approve changes to U.S. copyright law that takes the nation one step closer to ratification of an international treaty designed to make the Internet safer for…
Federal parks should charge producers for lensing actually conducted in the park, not a standard fee that is a flat percentage of the movie's budget, MPAA prexy Jack Valenti testified Thursday.
The Walt Disney Co.'s recent stock slump accelerated Thursday after Wall Street firm Schroders reduced its rating on the stock and cut its earnings estimates.
WGN Chicago's purchase of the rights to the reruns of "Home Improvement" has potentially damaged the Nielsen value of the series to the USA Network, which laid out a total of $126 million in license…
Stan Durwood wants to bring back the Big Gorilla.