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Joss Whedon's a hero with 'Dr. Horrible'
11 Jul 2008 10:59am EDT - By Lesley Goldberg
With SAG and the Alliance of Motion Picture & Television Producers
still at odds over new-media residuals (among other things), Joss Whedon
is ready to see just how viable the Internet is as a business model.
WB mulls redraw of DC Comics plan
11 Jul 2008 11:04am EDT - By Borys Kit
A big shake-up could be in the works at Warner Bros. for its DC Comics
In the course of the past couple of weeks, Warner
Bros. Pictures Group president Jeff Robinov and Warner Bros. Pictures
president Kevin McCormick have been meeting with DC Comics executives
as well some of DC's top talents... FULL
Chris Brown in 'Bone Deep'
11 Jul 2008 11:04am EDT - By Leslie Simmons and Nellie Andreeva
Chris Brown could be getting bone deep with Screen Gems.
The Stomp the Yard star is in final negotiations
to appear alongside Matt Dillon, Idris Elba and rapper T.I. in the thriller
Bone Deep... FULL
Recurring characters join three series
11 Jul 2008 11:08am EDT - By Nellie Andreeva
Three returning series are adding new recurring characters.... FULL
Rome's film festival shaking things up
11 Jul 2008 3:13am EDT - By Eric J. Lyman
ROME -- The third edition of the RomaCinemaFest will have a much more
Italian and traditional feel, officials are expected to announce Friday,
with name changes for several sections.
Insiders said the festival will have a more traditional
jury -- comprising film critics rather than local cinema lovers -- and
that the announcement of the festival's lineup could be delayed... FULL
Globomedia, Fox in co-production talks
11 Jul 2008 3:13am EDT - By Pamela Rolfe
MADRID -- Spanish TV production powerhouse Globomedia
is in talks with Fox TV Studios about potential co-production opportunities,
Globomedia creative director Daniel Ecija has told The Hollywood Reporter.
"We have a real commitment to co-produce with
Fox, whether it's a program born in-house at Globomedia or at Fox,"
Ecija said.... FULL
John Cusack files $5.6 mil suit against 'Power'
11 Jul 2008 9:13am EDT - By Scott Roxborough
COLOGNE, Germany -- Actor John Cusack and Cusack Enterprises have filed
a $5.6 million suit in a California Superior Court connected to Cusackâ€™s
pay-or-play deal on non-starter project Stopping Power.
Production was stopped on the Jan de Bont actioner
last year after one of the film's main backers pulled out... FULL
Canada's Comedy Network nabs 'Gotham'
11 Oct 2007 7:12pm EDT - By Etan Vlessing
TORONTO -- The Comedy Network, Canada's cable comedy channel, said Thursday
that it has bought U.S.-based Comedy Central's stand-up series "Live
at Gotham" for Monday nights.
Comedy Network, owned and operated by CTVglobemedia,
will air the TV showcase of fresh comic talent appearing on-stage at
the Gotham Comedy Club in New York starting Oct. 22. FULL
IM Global's Ford buys out Bergstein
11 Jul 2008 3:13am EDT - By Elizabeth Guider
Stuart Ford, the CEO of Los Angeles-based indie film
sales and distribution outfit IM Global, has bought out the substantial
but unspecified minority stake held by Capco financier-producer David
The deal was facilitated... FULL