Another movie about a well-meaning, white-bread teacher thrust among the savages? No, not by a long shot. Although "Freedom Writers" is the latest in a long line of saint-saves-students stories, it…
Former MTV Networks and Nickelodeon exec Herb Scannell has landed at Next New Networks, a collection of video-based community Web sites that is expected to launch this year.
Frank Campanella, who played hulking tough guys in more than 100 films and TV shows, died Saturday Dec. 30 in his L.A. San Fernando Valley home. He was 87.
Farewell to "The OC," bitch. The show that made it OK to be a Newport Beach teenager with a jones for Death Cab for Cutie's early work will call it quits next month, Fox announced Tuesday.
Literary agent Peter Turner died of natural causes Dec. 27 at his home in Woodland Hills, Calif. He was 59.
In Hollywood's rebound year at the B.O., some films certainly fell a little short. But even the year's biggest bombs surpassed the curiously titled "Zyzzyx Road," whose domestic cume reached just…
Starz Home Entertainment has named Madeline Di Nonno senior VP, worldwide marketing.
The Kansas City Film Critics Circle have selected "United 93" its top pic for the year and director Paul Greengrass as best helmer.
The 1978 Hindi crimer that proved such a good vehicle for thesp Amitabh Bachchan proves a trickier platform for his modern equivalent, Shah Rukh Khan, in this big-budget remake. Script never builds…
With tentpoles driving overseas moviegoing, Hollywood majors saw 2006 foreign grosses rebound smartly by 9% and set a new record of $8.6 billion.
NBC Universal Domestic TV Distribution has canceled rookie syndicated talker "The Megan Mullally Show" and will try to hold on to the time periods by offering three potential replacements: a new…