German distrib Splendid Film has bolstered its 2012 lineup with a slew of recent pick-ups, including Gabriele Muccino's romantic comedy "Playing the Field," starring Gerard Butler, and Heitor…
Pathe topper Francois Ivernel, also chairman of Les Cinemas Gaumont Pathe, will additionally serve as the exhib's managing director effective today.
Sarah Palin is on a bus tour and Donald Trump is back in New York. Other than having both starred in Mark Burnett productions, what they have in common is a mastery of dangling the prospect of a…
First Lady Michelle Obama will appear at a June 13 event at the Writers Guild Theater with representatives from Hollywood's major guilds to promote an initiative to assist military families. AFTRA…
Lionsgate has reported earnings of $46.1 million, or 34 cents a share, for its fourth quarter ended March 31, up sharply from loss of $22.3 million, or 19 cents a share, in the year-ago period…
I'll have more on his new book later in the week, but conservative author Ben Shapiro is out with a new tome, "Primetime Propaganda," a pretty comprehensive look at the history of broadcast…
Updated President Obama's nominee as the next Commerce Secretary, former Edison Intl. CEO John Bryson, is also on the board of directors of the Walt Disney Co. That will surely bolster Hollywood's…
Updated A group called LulzSec is claiming credit for hacking the PBS website and posting a story that claimed that rappers Tupac and Biggie Smalls are alive. According to the group's Twitter feed…
Next year's Mip TV sales mart is to bow Sunday April 1 -- a day later than announced last month.
British tough guy actor Ray Winstone is to play escaped convict Magwitch in the BBC's new three-part TV adaptation of "Great Expectations."
Top Russian TV network CTC has beefed up its international profile with an expanded cable service in North America, aimed at the Russian-speaking diaspora.