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…
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."
This week, literacy had a rare brush with glamour at a pair of book parties. Monday, Craig Ferguson was poolside at the Roosevelt's Tropicana Bar to sign his debut novel, and on Tuesday, Nancy Davis…
Emily Watson, Ben Chaplin and Alex Etel ("Millions") are jumping on "The Water Horse," the Jay Russell-directed co-production based on the Dick King Smith novel.
Ramping up its distribution initiatives, Bob Yari's Yari Film Group has pegged an Aug. 18 rollout for its Edward Norton starrer "The Illusionist." Following its preem at Sundance this year, the pic…
Warner Bros. has tapped Kurt Sutter to make his feature directing debut on "In-Crime," a drama Sutter wrote about the Special Investigations Section of the LAPD.
Barbie's got a new home at Universal. The studio is taking over distributing Barbie DVDs from Lionsgate Entertainment, which ended its five-year partnership with Mattel last month.
VH1 is giving Flavor Flav a second chance at "Love." Perhaps because the first season of "Flavor of Love" didn't turn up a soul mate for the pint-sized rapper, cabler has greenlit production on a…
Courtney Love has finalized her deal to sell 25% of Kurt Cobain's songwriting copyrights to former Virgin Records exec Larry Mestel.