After shaking up TV's status quo with groundbreaking reality hits, Mark Burnett now has his eye on bigger and bolder productions. Fueled by faith, family and the financial muscle of Hearst Corp., the…
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Producing a hit TV show is no easy feat. Producing four hit shows across three networks and a variety of genres is a Herculean task.
LONDON – Superstar Indian composer A.R. Rahman, winner of two Oscars, a brace of Grammys, a BAFTA and a Golden Globe for Danny Boyle's "Slumdog Millionaire," is turning multihyphenate. Rahman has…
When Jordan Kerner, the prolific producer of tender family fare such as the "Smurfs" franchise, "George of the Jungle" and "Fried Green Tomatoes," is asked to describe the root of his particular…
With no fanfare, Warner Bros. has erased the last vestiges of the Joel Silver era via a remodel of the Silver Pictures offices on the Burbank lot. The new occupants, who moved in recently, include…
No longer simply the sidekick, Tonto gets top billing in Disney's extravagant Lone Ranger reboot, which partners a heavily face-painted Johnny Depp with the blandly handsome Armie Hammer.
Stephen Lloyd has inked a two-year overall deal with 20th Century Fox TV. Lloyd has been under an overall at the studio for the last two years. Lloyd also held an overall with 20th TV in 2005. The…
Terrence Dugan, a partner in the business and finance practice at Morgan, Lewis and Bockius, sums up the current state of film financing in one simple sentence: " the search for junior capital."…
Quincy Jones turns 80 years young on March 14 -- and from his perch high up in Bel-Air with a 180-degree view of Southern California, he can look back at one of the most improbable careers in show…
Attorneys whose recent deals and court battles have changed the shape of entertainment