The California Supreme Court ruled Wednesday it would review a lower court's ruling on how far film-makers can go when basing fictional characters on real people without their permission.
Slovenia's major film event, the Ljubljana Intl. Film Festival, awarded its sponsor's prize to the Chinese film "East Palace, West Palace," directed by Zhang Yuan. The director, who is under house…
Fox's general entertainment cablenet FX announced Tuesday that it has signed an affiliation agreement with Cablevision Systems Corp. --- the nation's sixth-ranked MSO --- to distribute FX to an…
Sony Pictures Entertainment announced Tuesday that it has upped Bob Wynne to co-president, in a move designed to give president-chief operating officer John Calley more time to devote to the film biz.
Paul Brooks is ankling as chief executive of Metrodome Films, the publicly listed British film company he founded and in which he remains the single largest shareholder.
The HBO Pictures premiere of the biopic "Don King: Only in America" on Saturday pulled down a 9.9 rating and 15 share to easily dominate the four broadcast webs in HBO homes, according to Nielsen…
Cerulean Corp., arguably the busiest digital-colorization processor in the industry, is forming a joint venture with the Grinberg Film Libraries, the nation's largest privately held film archive, to…
Eye web news anchor Dan Rather and News Corp. helmer Rupert Murdoch shared center stage -- but little else -- at Wednesday's second annual United Nations World Television Forum.
Elizabeth Hurley and Jenna Elfman (TV's "Dharma & Greg") are in talks to star with Matthew McConaughey and Ellen DeGeneres in Ron Howard's "Ed-TV" for Universal Pictures and Imagine Entertainment.
Washington is filled with highbrow intellectuals who brag about not subscribing to cable, but Harold Furchtgott-Roth, a new voting member of the Federal Communications Commission, takes it one step…
Jeff Golenberg has joined the management and production firm 3 Arts Entertainment as a talent manager.