A key advisor to Australia's biggest media magnate, Kerry Packer, David Gonski, is the new chairman of Australia's peak arts funding body, the Australia Council.
Manhattan socialites-turned-scribes Caroline Doyle-Karasyov and Jill Kargman have sold spec script "Bittersweet 16" to Paramount Pictures for low- against midsix figures, with Par-based Donald De…
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Despite a tough financing market, Artisan Entertainment has nailed down a $210 million credit facility through J.P. Morgan Chase.
In a highly unusual deal, Dimension Films co-chairman Bob Weinstein has given a three-picture deal to Eduardo Rodriguez, a 28-year-old Florida State U. film school student, who blew Weinstein away…
David Fincher's mission, should he choose to accept it, is to take the reins of Paramount Pictures' billion-dollar "Mission: Impossible" franchise.
Viacom-backed vidgame creator Simon & Schuster Interactive will join the burgeoning genre of online multiplayer vidgames this fall with "Eve Online: The Second Genesis," a space title being evaluated…
The Chrysler Million Dollar Film Festival, hosted by entertainment production outfit Hypnotic, has tapped 10 semifinalists to head to the Cannes Film Festival to compete in the contest's next Extreme…
MGM has signed Joe Nussbaum, who wrote and directed the Internet-fueled hit "George Lucas in Love," to helm its tween-oriented romantic comedy, "I Want Kandee."
Revolution Studios has finally taken a swing at an official title for the fourth Paul Thomas Anderson film, tagging it "Punch-Drunk Love."
Rachel O'Connor has been upped to VP of production for Sony's Columbia Pictures. "Rachel, or 'The Roc' as I like to call her, is a valued contributor and colleague to the entire creative group," said…