Tailor-made for nursing home screenings in ancillary, "Is There Anybody There?" features Michael Caine's ingratiating turn as a senile magician who bonds with a paranormal studies-loving tween.
Anil Ambani may have burst on the Hollywood stage only this year, but he's been positioning himself to get there for some time. The second son of Indian industrialist Dhirubhai Ambani, Anil struck…
As CEO and president of CanWest, Leonard Asper polished his negotiating skills long before he took over his current position in 1999.
Lionsgate is a rare Hollywood creature: a studio that's managed to stay independent, grow, and boast a nearly debt-free balance sheet.
Rick Finkelstein has a panoply of executive titles at NBC Universal, where he sits at the highest rung of decisionmakers.
Prolific scribe Liz Tigelaar ("Brothers and Sisters") has just sold a pair of projects to the CW and ABC.
For Scott Packman, great dealmaking comes back to a simple, fundamental practice. "One of the most important things I do is listen to people and hear what their true objectives are, and that allows…
Alcon Entertainment chief operating officer Scott Parish is fully aware of where the company's $550 million in financing came from, and he knows exactly where it's going as well.
Sony toppers Amy Pascal and Michael Lynton have a secret dealmaking weapon: Peter Schlessel. The president of worldwide affairs has been at the studio for 20 years, and has held posts in almost all…
The omnibus city film concept reaches its nadir with "Toronto Stories," a complete zero featuring some major Canadian talent behind and in front of the camera.
It's understandable if you think Kevin Tsujihara is playing games at Warner Bros. The exec, who oversees homevideo, digital distribution, online, wireless and anti-piracy efforts, spent the past year…