Michael Jackson is close to giving up on the Beatles. In an attempt to avoid financial collapse, the tarnished superstar has agreed to give Sony a chance to purchase half his stake in the Sony/ATV…
Congloms have recently opened their pocketbooks in a big way to get more involved in the "community." But it remains to be seen if popular social networking destinations like iVillage, MySpace and…
Just hours after Comedy Central aired the 10th season premiere of "South Park" last month, thousands of folks who missed it on TV had watched a version of the episode uploaded by a fan to viral video…
You know your new job is going to be interesting when, a week after you start, a deal that literally transforms the TV business falls into your lap. That's how things went when Albert Cheng, exec VP…
Alicia Keys has been cast in helmer duo Shari Springer Berman and Robert Pulcini’s bigscreen adaptation of bestseller “The Nanny Diaries” for the Weinstein Co. The film stars Scarlett Johansson as a…
Asked at Tuesday's ArcLight preem if his "American Dreamz" is a satire or a comedy, writer-director Paul Weitz said: "Since satire is the death knell for a movie, it's a comedy."
Peter Segal is set to direct "Shazam!" for New Line, which is finally in the throes of conjuring up a film version of the venerable DC Comics franchise.
"Fear Factor" showrunner Matt Kunitz has left NBC Universal for reality powerhouse Endemol USA, ending a six-year run at the Peacock.
There were two legit galas Monday, but they shared some of the same entertainment.
"'Hard Candy' is the perfect Lionsgate film. It's hip, edgy and wears its indie roots on its sleeve," the company's Tom Ortenberg said Monday at the film's L.A. preem at the Director's Guild.
Focus Features genre arm Rogue Pictures will domestically distribute Working Title Films' upcoming action comedy "Hot Fuzz."