Warner Bros. has enlisted "Memento" director Chris Nolan to revive its "Batman" franchise.
Justice Dept. trustbusters announced Monday that Village Voice Media and New Times Media -- the country's largest alternative newspaper chains -- have agreed to settle an illegal swapping deal…
Vivendi Universal's small shareholders are waiting to see if lightning strikes twice in seven days when the Commission des Operations de Bourse (COB) this week publishes its audit of Viv U's…
Execs at bankrupt Kirch Media said Monday that its sale to German publisher Heinrich Bauer could be finalized within 14 days, but admitted Bauer still could face problems with media regulators.
Jack Valenti wants Silicon Valley to put up its dukes for a digital debate. The Motion Picture Assn. of America prexy and CEO derided a top Silicon Valley lobbyist on Friday for refusing to publicly…
Leaders of the Screen Actors Guild and the American Federation of Television & Radio Artists have set their first joint board meeting in three years in a strong signal that the performers unions are…
U.S. billionaire Haim Saban is reportedly threatening legal action against bankrupt Teuton TV giant Kirch Media's management and Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi has thrown his hat into the…
Troubled Canuck TV company Cinar has expanded its lawsuit against former execs Ronald Weinberg and Hasanain Panju to approximately C$88 million ($57 million).
Broadway publicizes its shows, charities and discount tickets. But never before has it placed ads to focus public attention on union contract negotiations. Last week, Local 802 of the American…
The film biz, from Hollywood to New York to Sundance, last week was abuzz with talk of Sherry Lansing stepping down from her longtime job at Paramount. The rumor must be accurate, it was reasoned…
The principal auteurs of the AOL Time Warner merger have been cuffed around in the press. Gerald Levin and Steve Case are not on anyone's list to run for public office.