Producers Craig Zadan and Neil Meron, who operate under the Storyline Entertainment banner, have signed with CAA.
1981 was the year that the TIFF came into its own. Were it not for the breakout success of such pictures as "Chariots of Fire," which went on to win the best picture Oscar, Toronto's little film…
Is NBC making a serious effort to get women to forsake "Desperate Housewives" for the Peacock's "Sunday Night Football"? Certainly the episode of NBC's daytime soap opera "Passions" on Thursday was…
On the same day Vanity Fair dubbed him the 17th most influential person in showbiz -- ranked above CBS Corp. CEO Leslie Moonves -- Tom Freston exited his MTV Networks post.
The Weinstein Co. has signed a one-year, first-look deal with L.A.-based Underground Films with an eye to turning out laffers. First announced project that Underground will produce for TWC is "Rising…
Warner Bros. has committed to finance and distribute "The Bucket List," closing deals with Jack Nicholson, Morgan Freeman and director Rob Reiner for a late October production start. Nicholson and…
Former Hard Rock Cafe Intl. topper James Berk has been tapped to serve as CEO of Jeff Skoll's socially minded Participant Prods. Skoll, who made his fortune while serving in the top exec ranks of…
Shawn Levy's production shingle 21 Laps Entertainment is producing Adam Sztykiel's romantic comedy spec "Matchbreaker" for 20th Century Fox. Levy and Tom McNulty will produce.
Saying "my head is spinning right now," Ellen DeGeneres on Thursday was named host the 79th Academy Awards telecast, to air Feb. 25. Laura Ziskin, who's the producer of the show, first came up with…