David Tochterman has been named prexy of Laugh Factory Prods. Prior to his tenure at Overbrook, Tochterman spent seven years as senior VP at Carsey-Werner-Mandabach, working on "3rd Rock From Sun"…
The American Cinema Editors has tapped Donn Cambern and John A. Martinelli to receive the org's lifetime career achievement award.
ABC has given in to "Desperation," picking up a three-hour adaptation of the apocalyptic Stephen King novel. King, who is currently recovering from a serious case of pneumonia, has already written…
Two weeks after former King World exec Stu Stringfellow has joined its ranks, Byron Allen's CF Entertainment has redubbed itself Entertainment Studios.
There will be a lot of sex in Aspen this March.
Hip-hop singer Lauryn Hill blasted the Catholic Church from a stage customarily used by the Pope on Saturday when she accused high-ranking Holy See officials of being "corrupt" and said they should…
These days, more than ever, religion is a touchy subject in America. When the Blind Boys of Alabama sing, however, often-troublesome issues are beside the point; their faith is a staff, not a cudgel…
Oscar had better spread around his famous box office bounce generously this year. An unusual number of pricey commercial pics still to unspool will be vying for year-end notoriety, including a final…
The Mouse House was the big cheese over the weekend as Disney/Miramax titles reigned in no fewer than 25 markets. "Finding Nemo" was No. 1 in 20 countries, "Brother Bear" was tops in Brazil and…
Renee W. Witt has been named senior VP for Laura Ziskin Prods., based in the company's New York office.
Former vampire slayer Sarah Michelle Gellar will topline "The Grudge," the English-lingo remake of the Japanese horror thriller "Ju-On."