Peter Jackson has cast his Gollum actor Andy Serkis as the title ape in "King Kong." In addition to forming the basis for the CGI-motored emotions of the chimp, Serkis will also play a live-action…
John Rieber and Alex Duda's Steamroller Entertainment has inked an exclusive overall deal with Warner Bros.-based Telepictures Prods. ("The Bachelor").
Paramount and Nickelodeon have tapped Mark Waters to helm family-adventure "Arthur Spiderwick's Guide to the Fantastic World Around You."
What happened in Vegas won't necessarily stay on "The Casino." With Washington still keeping a watchful eye on content, Fox has asked reality guru Mark Burnett to make a number of edits to his new…
"Lord of the Rings" producer Barrie Osborne, Australian talent agency the RGM Group and Thailand's Kantana Group are assembling a $200 million fund to bankroll international movies.
Credit young Stefon Harris, the 30-year-old mallet instrument phenom, with an expansive vision. Like a painter shown command of the masters before forging a unique identity, Harris has quickly spread…
ABC threw its first full-blown affiliates meeting in several years Thursday, hoping to pacify stations skittish over the net's primetime ratings woes.
FX Networks has upped longtime marketing exec Sally Daws to VP of creative services, a newly created position.
Former TNT programming exec veep Julie Weitz has joined Endeavor as head of the agency's TV movie division.
In a last-minute coup, IFP's Los Angeles Film Festival (running June 17-26) snagged Michael Moore's Palme d'Or-winning docu "Fahrenheit 9/11" for a screening slot. It is the first and only…
Independent music companies pleaded with the European Commission on Thursday to nix the merger of Sony and BMG, just days before the music giants put their case to antitrust watchdogs.