Ewan McGregor is being lined up to play the crooked derivatives trader Nick Leeson in a film to be directed by James Dearden, based on the true story of the collapse of Barings Bank.
Despite investing a great deal of News Corp.'s fortune in satellites and other high-tech media delivery systems, topper Rupert Murdoch told execs at the June 26 Forbes CEO Forum that he was…
President Clinton tapped CBS Entertainment president Leslie Moonves on Saturday to help lead a White House commission charged with drawing up a blueprint for the relationship between broadcasters and…
The summer B.O. thermometer overseas went from warm to hot last week, spurred by "The Lost World: Jurassic Park," "Con Air" and "Volcano," plus a beefy foreign preem by "Hercules."
The already colorful litigation between Jeffrey Katzenberg and the Walt Disney Co. took on some interesting hues this week as internal corporate documents added to the court file show the studio's…
United News & Media is attempting to extend its ITV empire by launching a takeover bid for HTV, the regional ITV station for Wales and western England.
Paramount Network TV has signed Robert Nathan to an overall deal to develop TV series, telefilms and miniseries.
Joe Mantegna and Sam Rockwell are toplining the $5 million dark comedy "Tom and Jerry," which will lense for the next six weeks in Chicago and Toronto.
Contemporary Christian artist Bob Carlisle nabbed his second week at the top of the nation's album sales charts with his "Butterfly Kisses (Shades of Grace)" disc logging 124,000 copies.
Cheryl Inouye has been promoted from VP of finance to chief financial officer at MDP Worldwide, the company announced. She will be in charge of the corporate finance department, as well as oversee…
Bokeem Woodbine, who piqued industry interest for his perf in "Dead Presidents," has inked to star opposite Mark Wahlberg in TriStar Pictures' "The Big Hit," the studio confirmed Wednesday.