Juggling clients is an important skill for any agent, but Lew Wasserman’s list required extra dexterity as the 1960s began, as shown in this excerpt from Kathleen Sharp’s “Mr. And Mrs. Hollywood…
I went out to Dulles Airport the other day and it was jammed. While standing in line I thought to myself, “What would happen if they did a remake of ‘Casablanca’?” I imagined the final scene, when…
A coalition of technology and content companies led by big names such as Microsoft, Universal Music and Japan's NTT has released the first version of a new technology specification it hopes will make…
Jason Linn has been promoted to executive VP of music development at New Line Cinema.
Hollywood may know how to make movies, but it's occasionally stumped when it comes to addressing local foreign markets; Europe is intermittently good at concocting popular local pics, but all too…
Universal Pictures has upped Alissa Andrews-Grayson to VP of national publicity.
Ending a seven-month search for its "man in Hollywood," Gotham-based Time Warner subsid DC Comics has hired Joel Silver's TV topper Gregory Noveck to the newly created post of senior VP, creative…
What happens in Vegas won't stay in Vegas if Mark Burnett has his way. Fox has pacted with the reality kingpin for "The Casino," an hourlong reality drama that will focus on the pending relaunch of…
Tobey Maguire's production shingle, Maguire Entertainment, has joined Endgame Entertainment and Raw Entertainment to bring Andy Behrman's memoir "Electroboy" to the bigscreen.
Trio, the pop-culture cable network owned by the Universal TV Group, is facing the potentially disastrous disappearance of more than half of its 19 million subscribers in less than a month.
Viacom prexy/chief operating officer Mel Karmazin hinted Monday he might push to expand UPN's hours of operation.