"Being Julia" producer Julia Rosenberg is leaving Serendipity Point Films to form her own production company, January Films. The split with Toronto-based Serendipity is amicable; topper Robert Lantos…
The Berlin Intl. Film Festival's all-German sidebar Perspektive Deutsches Kino has completed this year's lineup with six features and three documentaries.
Digital music became serious business in 2004, as the number of legal downloads increased tenfold in the U.S. and Europe to more than 200 million.
Keanu Reeves and Sandra Bullock have inked to star in Warner Bros.' romantic drama "Il Mare" for Argentinian helmer Alejandro Agresti. Pic reuniting actors who teamed on 1994's "Speed" will start…
Musicvideo network Fuse has unveiled an ambitious lineup for 2005 that doubles the network's original skeins tally to 18. To go with an onscreen makeover that debuted Monday, programming chief Robert…
Stephen Hays, hedge fund vet and exec producer on the Sundance competish pic "Loggerheads," has formally launched film finance banner 120db Films, which aims to provide gap financing to pics budgeted…
Paramount has drawn Julia Roberts, Oprah Winfrey, John Cleese, Steve Buscemi, Cedric the Entertainer, Reba McEntire, Kathy Bates, Thomas Haden Church and Andre Benjamin into "Charlotte's Web" to…
Emily Cook and Kathy Greenberg have sold an untitled romantic comedy pitch to Working Title Films in a low- to mid-six figure deal. Story concerns a depressed married man who fakes his own death with…
Lifetime has greenlit one-hour scripted drama pilot "The Hunters" from producer Efrem Seeger, who wrote the story revolving around a dysfunctional family of undercover government spies run by the…
Something as nuts and bolts as closed captioning could end up funneling as much as $1 billion a year in extra advertising revenue to the TV business as early as 2006.
Craig Ferguson is putting his stamp on "The Late Late Show," tapping "Saturday Night Live" vet Hugh Fink to serve as head writer of the CBS skein.