Star, News Corp.'s Hong Kong-based TV and entertainment division, has named Sumantra "Sumo" Dutta country topper for the Middle East, Africa and Pakistan.
A group of documentary directors are teaming for a docu based on "Freakonomics," the bestselling book in which economist Steven D. Levitt uses theory and statistics to analyze pop culture phenomena.
For Americans, baseball and football are more than sports — they're a cultural touchstone, as well as big businesses, with everyone from brand managers to T-shirt vendors cashing in.
Occasional laughs and congenial atmosphere are challenged by a weak script and an overlong running time in innocuous and light comedy "Sumo Hot Pot -- Chanko." Pic reps another round helmer Toshiki…
Fox has tapped "Wedding Crashers" scribes Steve Faber and Bob Fisher to pen a comedy about a skinny American competing as a sumo wrestler. Project is being developed as a starring vehicle for Jon…
Revolution Studios has acquired comedy pitch "Sumo" from "Master of Disguise" scribe Harris Goldberg for Mark Sternberg to produce.