When the government announced March 9 that it was creating the C$310 million ($239 million) Canada Media Fund to disburse coin to networks many voiced concern for embattled pubcaster CBC.
Alan Livingston, music exec who created Bozo the Clown and brought the Beatles to America as president of Capitol Records, died March 13 in Los Angeles. He was 91.
Penelope Cruz is in early negotiations to reteam with Sergio Castellitto, the Italian director whose 2004 "Don't Move" gave the thesp her first career-making role.
Warner Bros. and Unique Features partners Bob Shaye and Michael Lynne have set Joe Stillman to write "Alien Zoo," a high-concept family comedy.
The Sci Fi Channel has promoted Craig Engler to senior VP and g.m. of digital, overseeing business and content development matters for broadband channels including Scifi.com, Dvice.com…
Director Noah Baumbach has set a trio of thesps to star alongside Ben Stiller in the dramedy "Greenberg" for Focus Features. Rhys Ifans, Brie Larson and Juno Temple have joined the pic, which Scott…
Eva Longoria Parker will exec produce the doc "Harvest," about migrant children who pick produce at sub-poverty wages.
Warner Bros. is doing "It," tapping Dave Kajganich to adapt Stephen King's novel, with Dan Lin and Vertigo's Roy Lee and Doug Davison producing.