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  1. 'Charlie Wilson's War'

    4:00 am 11/28/2007

    "Charlie Wilson's War" is the anti-"Mr. Smith Goes to Washington." In Frank Capra's political fable, a naive and idealistic man gets appointed to fill a Senate seat, runs into corruption and hardball politics but perseveres through sheer goodness.Read more

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  2. Weinsteins 'Got' all rights to book

    4:00 am 11/28/2007

    The Weinstein Co. has acquired worldwide publishing, film and television rights to Bridie Clark's new novel "I Think She's Got It."Read more

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  3. Insomnia gets Egypt fund jolt

    4:00 am 11/28/2007

    In the latest capital infusion from the Middle East into an entertainment company, Insomnia Media Group has received a $550 million investment from Egypt-based asset management and brokerage firm Borak Holding.Read more

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  4. NBC Uni time-shifts with TiVo data

    4:00 am 11/28/2007

    For the next several years, NBC Universal will rely on TiVo to tell it how television viewers are using their DVRs and, presumably, to introduce interactive commercials to the masses.Read more

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  5. FCC's Martin rebuffed on cable regs

    4:00 am 11/28/2007

    FCC chairman Kevin Martin's drive to push through tougher cable regulations encountered a bump in the road on Tuesday as he was forced to abandon his plan to change the way the agency measures the industry's market power.Read more

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  6. Spirits blowin' in wind

    4:00 am 11/28/2007

    Film Independent's 2008 Spirit Awards took on an international accent as nominees were announced Tuesday.Read more

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  7. Perry will go from pop to prep for '17'

    4:00 am 11/28/2007

    Matthew Perry will play a grown-up version of Zac Efron in "17," New Line's teen comedy being directed by Burr Steers. Adam Shankman and Jennifer Gibgot are producing via their Offspring Entertainment banner.Read more

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  8. U.K. b'casters team on VOD

    4:00 am 11/28/2007

    In a bid to take on the might of such content aggregators as iTunes and YouTube, BBC Worldwide, Channel 4 and ITV said Tuesday that they will launch a joint venture broadband VOD service early next year.Read more

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  9. Gothams on 'Wild' side

    4:00 am 11/28/2007

    Sean Penn's "Into the Wild" was named best feature and Michael Moore's health-care expose "Sicko" nabbed best documentary honors Tuesday night at the IFP's 17th annual Gotham Awards.Read more

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  10. Hyde Park steps up Asia commitment

    4:00 am 11/28/2007

    SINGAPORE -- Hyde Park Entertainment's new Asia division is negotiating production joint ventures in South Korea and Japan to add to a regional network that already includes India and Singapore, company chairman and CEO Ashok Amritraj said Tuesday.Read more

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