Even as Comcast gets set to acquire NBC Universal, International Creative Management (ICM) chairman and CEO Jeff Berg says the industry should keep expectations about the benefits of mega-deals in check.
Veteran producers Albert Berger, Ron Yerxa and Eric Eisner are going truckin'. The trio have signed on to produce a biopic about Grateful Dead frontman Jerry Garcia that will aim to offer a revealing look at the roots of the counterculture icon.
Biggie is coming to the big screen. Fox Searchlight has hired Jamal Woolard, a Brooklyn-based rapper, to play late rap icon Biggie Smalls, a.k.a. the Notorious B.I.G., in its upcoming biopic "Notorious."
NBC and the Hollywood Foreign Press Association have settled on a plan to air the Golden Globes without, well, actually airing the Golden Globes. The network said it will broadcast several hours of coverage beginning at 4 p.m. PST Sunday that encompasses a red carpet and one-hour news conference at the Beverly Hilton.