The music industry's four major distributors -- EMI, Sony BMG, Universal and Warner Music -- renewed contracts with Apple Computer on Monday to continue selling songs through the iTunes musicstore.
TV Land has greenlit "I Pity the Fool," a reality show starring Mr. T as a Dr. Phil-style help guru, and "Back to the Grind," featuring TV actors like Erik Estrada and Loni Anderson as they try to…
Richard Gere and Terrence Howard are in talks to star in "Spring Break in Bosnia," for which the Weinstein Co. has acquired North American, Australian and New Zealand distribution rights. "The…
New Line is fast-tracking development of Middle East political thriller "Rendition," with Gavin Hood ("Tsotsi") directing and Steve Golin producing through his Anonymous Content banner.
Millennium Films and Emmett/Furla Films are bringing sword-and-sorcery comicbook heroine "Red Sonja" back to the bigscreen. Avi Lerner and Danny Dimbort's Millennium will finance and produce the pic…
"American Idol" could finally be coming to a computer near you. After months of speculation over such plans, Fox is close to announcing it will sell digital downloads from the massively popular show.
News Corp. has made good on its promise to buy more startups, announcing Monday the acquisition of two early-stage companies. The two firms, Newroo and kSolo, are media tools as much as destinations.
As it continues to expand its showbiz ambitions, IDT is beefing up its exec team with two new hires. Marc DeBevoise will become senior VP of business development and strategy at IDT Entertainment…
Richard Hankin's expertly made "Home Front" is a tenderhearted documentary study of a returning Iraq war vet. By taking pains to be objective toward his subject -- blinded, brain-damaged Army Ranger…