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  1. Film scorer Poledouris dies

    4:00 am 11/14/2006

    Film and TV composer Basil Poledouris, who received an Emmy for scoring the 1989 Western miniseries "Lonesome Dove," died Wednesday of cancer in Los Angeles (HR 11/10). He was 61.Read more

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  2. No 'Borat' for you, Russia: Distrib axes release plans

    4:00 am 11/14/2006

    Russian audiences will not be seeing 20th Century Fox's "Borat" because local distributor Gemini Film has pulled the plug on a theatrical release after authorities hinted that they might ban it (HR 11/10).Read more

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  3. week in review digest

    4:00 am 11/14/2006

    Warners bags a billion overseas; HBO, BBC movies for Poliakoff; Weinstein Co. picks 'Blueberry'; BVITV, BT ink VOD deal; Col's Robinson tapped for CineAsia prizeRead more

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  4. EC report: Counterfeit seizures drop in '05

    4:00 am 11/14/2006

    Seizures of counterfeit movies, music and software plummeted by half last year, a European Commission report indicated (HR 11/13).Read more

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  5. MISSING HEADLINE

    4:00 am 11/14/2006

    In a bid to foster a talent-friendly studio reminiscent of its '70s glory days, Paramount Pictures has signed a four-year, first-look deal with filmmaker Martin Scorsese, Paramount chairman and CEO Brad Grey said this past week (HR 11/8).Read more

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  6. Warners off China exhib circuit

    4:00 am 11/14/2006

    It's curtains for entertainment giant Time Warner's cinema operations in China after tighter rules from Beijing pushed Warner Bros. International Cinemas to say Wednesday that it will withdraw its investment there after only four years (HR 11/9).Read more

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  7. Lohan plays victim in 'Killed Me'

    4:00 am 11/14/2006

    Lindsay Lohan will star in "I Know Who Killed Me," a psychological thriller being directed by Chris Sivertson for TriStar Pictures (HR 11/8). Frank Mancuso is producing via his 360 Pictures banner.Read more

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  8. Ramirez has killer role in 3rd 'Bourne'

    4:00 am 11/14/2006

    Edgar Ramirez has been targeted for a role in "The Bourne Ultimatum," Universal Pictures' latest installment of the adventures of amnesiac spy hero Jason Bourne (HR 11/10). Paul Greengrass is directing the movie, currently shooting in Europe.Read more

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  9. rambling reporter

    4:00 am 11/14/2006

    The best news around these parts at the moment, more than all the Broadway activity, is the reopening of the Russian Tea Room.Read more

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  10. NTL bid for ITV leaves 'em baffled

    4:00 am 11/14/2006

    As investors on both sides of the Atlantic ponder cable group NTL's surprise £5 billion ($9.5 billion) bid for commercial broadcaster ITV (HR 11/10), RTL chief executive Gerhard Zeiler on Monday poured cold water on reports that Europe's biggest free-television player is putting together a rival offer.Read more

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