Sony Pictures has picked up the rights to Matthew Quick’s upcoming novel “Love Me, Fail” with Matthew Tolmach attached to produce. The manuscript went out earlier this week with a lot of interest…
20th Century Fox has acquired the rights to the Michael Koryta crime novel “Those Who Wish Me Dead.” Steve Zaillian is on board to produce through his Film Rites banner along with Garrett Basch…
No conversation about Nielsen in the media business is complete without the word "frustration." There's little about the pre-eminent TV measurement company that hasn't drawn complaints, particularly…
In a bid to get everyone on the same page heading into the new season, execs from ABC, CBS, NBC and Fox gathered with reporters on the Fox lot to discuss the ways new technologies are affecting…
Big data is commerce at its most mercenary, reducing consumer appetites to ones and zeroes in a way few artists would appreciate.
Fans of Main Stem musical romance probably watch the Food Network. Own an espresso machine? You're a lot more likely to be a Broadway ticketbuyer than someone who doesn't.
Many in the film industry believe that current tracking systems, which have been loudly criticized this summer for considerable inaccuracies in predicting opening weekend box office, are in dire need…
Copperfield has set his sights on a major career shift and this week announced the formation of his own film production company, Red Safe.
As cracked as all the pic's Franken-foodstuffs may be, it took guts to fix such an unconventional follow-up, which caters to the very young and very stoned alike.
David Copperfield has launched a new production shingle called Red Safe in his hometown of Las Vegas that both formalizes his ongoing consulting relationship with Hollywood producers and sets him on…
Robin Williams completes a rather lengthy journey back to his TV comedy roots with "The Crazy Ones," which casts him as a wacky advertising genius — the sort of creativity-can't-be-shackled type that…