Focus Features has upped Donna Dickman to senior veep of publicity. Exec runs the East Coast PR department for the Universal specialty arm headed by David Linde and James Schamus. Dickman was upped…
Sony topper Howard Stringer is sticking with his guy. Stringer on Monday publicly supported Andrew Lack, who is facing a palace coup over his leadership of music label Sony BMG Music Entertainment.
Robert Towne's "Ask the Dust" is among the record 529 films in 35 languages confirmed to screen at the upcoming 26th American Film Market.
In New York: Is "The Today Show" walking a frayed tightrope with its weekly gathering of unknown (and unfunny) comics delivering bitchy comments on the week in celebrity news?
Korea's Showbox Entertainment is using the Pusan Film Festival's growing market to unveil a bumper slate of 14 films it is selling internationally.
Australian production company Southern Star Group shuffled its execs Monday in the wake of founder Neil Balnaves' retirement in September. Kim Anderson will head Southern Star Entertainment.
There is nothing at all romantic about David Mamet's latest play, "Romance." In fact, it's a courtroom comedy mixed with a sex farce and involving a risible plot hatched by a chiropractor to bring…
Gotham production banner GreeneStreet Films will finance romantic comedy "The Pleasure of Your Company," starring Jason Biggs and Isla Fisher. Pic was penned by funnyman Michael Ian Black, who will…
HBO has signed Mark Tinker as an executive producer and director of "Deadwood" and has picked up two nonfiction specials for multiple runs in November. Tinker worked on shows such as "NYPD Blue,"…
The ninth annual Hollywood Film Fest will open with a bang. Fest has announced its lineup, naming WB's murder mystery "Kiss Kiss, Bang Bang," starring Robert Downey Jr. and Val Kilmer, as the opening…
ABC's juggling of episodes and delay of the premiere certainly scars "Freddie" as it becomes one of the last fall shows to debut. Its humor is simple and, at times, degrading, virtually all of it…