By my estimation, this is the fourth or fifth time in my career I've written a piece pointing out how the numbers that emerge around TV's annual "upfront" season are not to be trusted. Those may be…
An impressionistic portrait of life among three rural Cambodian families over a two-year timespan.
Blame George Lucas or Peter Jackson and their blockbuster trilogies, but three has arbitrarily become the movie industry's magic number when it comes to the narrative arc of franchises.
When Mort Marcus and Ira Bernstein joined forces to create Debmar-Mercury in 2005, the indie syndie distributor would have seemed on the surface an unlikely candidate to forge an innovative…
Helmer Roger Spottiswoode ("Tomorrow Never Dies") is putting together the last pieces of financing for a pic on Indian mathematical genius Srinivasa Ramanujan in India.
Pierce O'Donnell is perhaps best known in Hollywood as the man who took on Paramount, representing Art Buchwald in a legal showdown that exposed the bookkeeping magic the studios have used to hide a…
Focus groups can be the death of any aspiring series. For "Numbers," a show that wore advanced mathematics on its sleeve, you might as well have given husband-and-wife co-creators Nick Falacci and…
Danica McKellar, known for her role as Winnie Cooper on "The Wonder Years," graduated summa cum laude in mathematics from UCLA and has published two books, "Kiss My Math" and "Math Doesn't Suck."…
Jessica Alba will topline modern-day fable "An Invisible Sign of My Own."
If Broadway producers ever greenlight a musical based on "Mean Girls," the Lindsay Lohan pic about a brainy teen who courts popularity partly by pretending to be bad at calculus, they should tap…
Did the Walt Disney Co.'s profit this year go up or down? You'd think that would be an easy question. But with a company as large as the Mouse House, which reported its third-quarter earnings last…