Universal Music Group, the world's largest music recording company, is in talks with Google's YouTube division to create a musicvid venture.
DreamWorks has acquired screen rights to the book "The Big One: An Island, an Obsession and the Furious Pursuit of a Great Fish" for mid- against high-six figures.
After attracting teens to the CW with shows like "Gossip Girl" and "Privileged," Alloy has begun producing original programming for its own website Teen.com.
Jay Roach's long-gestating comedy "Dinner for Schmucks," which was one of the most contested projects during last year's Paramount-DreamWorks divorce, is nearing the start gate.
SAG's staying silent about its latest stalemate with the congloms even as there's no sign of movement toward a feature-primetime deal -- nine months after that pact expired.
"When a film set is 'doubled' to look like another area of the country, or the world, for that matter, attention to detail is paramount," said location manager Mitch Harbeson.
A family with the unsubtle name Winter figuratively thaws and freezes again in the snow-bound Tyrolean landscape of "The Architect," thesp Ina Weisse's obvious tempest in a cracked teapot.
Paramount Pictures has snapped up the comedy spec "Grandma vs. Grandma" from scribes Jon Hurwitz and Hayden Schlossberg.
"Slumdog Millionaire" has crossed the $200 million mark at the worldwide box office, joining an elite group of indie titles to do that kind of business.
Stocks bounced back Wednesday to break a five-session losing streak, and bargain-priced media shares posted gains pretty much across the board.
Domestic Film DAILY
PROVIDED BY: Box Office
Dawn of The Planet of The Apes
Dawn of The Planet of The Apes1Daily:$3.9M Cumulative:$152.4M Fox -23.45%
The Purge: Anarchy
The Purge: Anarchy2Daily:$2.6M Cumulative:$39.3M Universal Pictures -27.93%
Planes: Fire and Rescue
Planes: Fire and Rescue3Daily:$2.1M Cumulative:$23.8M Disney -8.99%