Language and name recognition are the two largest barriers to the free exchange of actors and personalities across Asian media markets, according to Chengtian 18 Artists Management Company prexy Wang…
CJ Entertainment completed a string of deals at Asian Film Market in Pusan.
West Coast Film Partners has set plans to finance, produce and distribute two features, "Sunset Plaza" and "The Devil's Commandments," next year.
Mandate Pictures has signed on to develop "Seeking a Friend for the End of the World," the directorial debut of scribe Lorene Scafaria.
James Caan, Gabriel Macht, Peter Stormare and Rachael Taylor have joined the cast of indie drama "Middle Men," a chronicle of the birth of the Internet porn industry.
Michael Douglas will be presented with AFI's Life Achievement Award at a tribute in Los Angeles on June 11.
CBS Films has named Mimi Slavin senior VP of strategic planning and promotions.
AFTRA has agreed to conduct joint negotiations with SAG for the commercials contract -- seven months after AFTRA angrily split off on primetime contract talks.
And in the end, it was 4-year-old Ellen Taylor who finally hushed the crowd with her show-stopping performance of "Over the Rainbow."
In case anyone missed the lesson learned from "High School Musical" and its endlessly multiplying spawn, kids these days are quite comfortable watching their fictional counterparts burst into song to…