Jack Valenti still has pull in the entertainment world. Barry Diller, head of IAC, and Peter Chernin, chief operating officer of News Corp., have joined the board of Friends of the Global Fight, a…
ABC and "Real World" producer Bunim-Murray are hitting the beach for a docusoap this summer. Project, tentatively dubbed "Summer Share," will follow the lives and loves of a group of people who'll…
Canada's largest actors union expressed disappointment in the first budget handed down by the conservative government on Tuesday.
Nora Ephron will write and direct for Columbia an adaptation of the Julie Powell book "Julie and Julia: 365 Days, 524 Recipes, 1 Tiny Apartment Kitchen."
Celluloid Dreams has hired former Film Four and Element X topper Janine Gold as London-based VP of acquisitions and sales as it pushes into the English-language market.
New Line will descend to "20,000 Leagues Under the Sea," snapping up Craig Titley's pitch for an updated version of Jules Verne's novel and setting it up with Sam Raimi and Josh Donen through their…
Looking to make more money from its properties on the very small screen, Universal has set up a division for mobile content. Consumer products exec Jeremy Laws has been tapped senior VP in charge of…
The Tribeca Film Festival saw a second pic draw a distribution pact Tuesday, when Gary Rubin's First Independent Pictures and HBO Video teamed to pick up "Mini's First Time," by writer-helmer Nick…
The CW has secured affiliates in the top 40 TV markets, signing a deal with Sinclair Broadcast Group that gives it stations in Minneapolis, Baltimore and elsewhere.
Universal has set Jason Segel, who stars in the CBS sitcom "How I Met Your Mother," to pen "Forgetting Sarah Marshall," a comedy he'll also star in.