Columbia Pictures has bought the spec "The Art of Cool" by scribe Alex Sabeti for mid-six figures. Mosaic Media is producing. Pic is a high school comedy that centers on a geeky student who discovers…
The CW has hired Betsy McGowen to head up Kids' WB, the nascent netlet's Saturday morning kids block.
Brendan Fraser will topline "Journey 3-D," Walden Media/New Line's update of Jules Verne's "Journey to the Center of the Earth." Fraser will portray a geologist who, with his teenage son, discovers a…
As it continues to expand its presence in the indie and international film worlds, ICM has hired Sarah Lash, former IFC Films veep of acquisitions and co-productions, as an agent in its New York…
Oxygen is bringing another diva into the fold. The women's cable network is teaming with Shannen Doherty for a reality series that will let viewers hire the "Beverly Hills, 90210" bad girl to nix…
Attendees at the Digital Cinema Summit will find plenty to take in at NAB, whether their interest is in technology or the broader entertainment business.
Horror film writer Dan O'Bannon, former Paramount exec Brian Witten and producer Rob Gallagher are developing sci-fi thriller "They Bite."
Ira Rubenstein has been upped to exec VP of Sony Pictures Digital marketing and production.
As the entertainment world embraces digital distribution, the major studios have been reluctant to join in, fearful that piracy would render their product -- and their libraries -- essentially…
EBay is finally ready for primetime. After years of trying to break into television, the Internet auction giant is working with ABC and Tom Mazza's Madison Road Prods. on a feel-good reality show…
At a recent digital cinema event in Hollywood, a speaker joked that it was no accident exhibs had dubbed nonfeature content "Other Digital Stuff." That's O-D-S for short. Pronounced odious. The line…