Fox basic cabler FX has secured the rights to a package of nearly 100 theatrical titles from New Line and Polygram as well as News Corp. sister 20th Century Fox, with 27 of the movies inked to make…
TriStar Pictures' "Idle Hands," a teen horror pic that centers on a particularly wacked teenage dude, has swapped directors, with Damon Santos Stefanos in and Henry Selick out, Daily Variety has…
Showtime on Friday announced plans to produce a TV biopic on golfer Tiger Woods in tandem with Stu Segall Prods. and Viacom sister MTV Prods., with principal photography on "The Tiger Woods Story"…
As was long expected, microchip colossus Intel Corp. announced Monday the launch of its Quick Web technology, which should allow low-speed Net users to surf with the fastest of them.
Pearson TV has reshuffled the management of its Worldwide Prods. arm following the acquisition of All American Fremantle at the end of last year.
A pan -- respectful, but a pan -- in the New York Times didn't keep "Ragtime" from a strong showing at the box office Monday. The daily wrap for the Broadway musical's first day after opening night…
An emotional Grant Tinker urged industry execs Tuesday to "swim against the flow of lowest-common-denominator" programming in accepting this year's NATPE lifetime achievement honor.
MGM Gold has signed a deal with Modi Entertainment Network to distribute the 24 hour movie channel throughout India and Nepal.
The Rhythm & Blues Foundation has named Janis D. Hazel its executive director. Hazel, a strong advocate for artists' rights, replaces Susan Jenkins.
Village Roadshow Pictures has acquired worldwide distribution rights outside North America for MGM's upcoming thriller, "Disturbing Behavior."
DreamWorks Records is close to inking former Motown Records chief Jheryl Busby to head its black music division. The move is significant because it adds a new genre to DreamWorks' portfolio, while…