Michael Eisner, Sumner Redstone, Mel Karmazin and Steve Case will be among industry leaders headlining the 10th anniversary Big Picture conference April 4 in New York.
Disney has flown in and scooped up the pitch "Flight Plan" from writer Peter Dowling, his producing partner Robert DiNozzi and Imagine Entertainment for a low-six-figure sum.
While Artisan Entertainment has kept mum on the identity of the "Blair Witch 2" writing team, the writer who'll do the final production polish is now known: Jon Bodenkamp.
To paraphrase Hollywood's most famous homegrown politician, it's morning in America -- again: The stock market is so frisky that Fed chairman Alan Greenspan could set himself on fire on the steps of…
From the second you strap yourself into the seat for the flight to Salt Lake City and until you see that blue polyester again a week later, you know Sundance is going to be a secretly miserable…
Three years after launching a full-scale assault on the U.K. talent business, the William Morris Agency is retreating from the field without a victory. WMA president and co-chief exec Jim Wiatt…
Continuing the acquisitions frenzy here, Canal Plus has seized rights to distribute Jenniphr Goodman's "Tao of Steve" in France, Benelux and Germany. In addition, Blockbuster has again come to the…
Late Tuesday night, Screen Gems paid north of $2.5 million for the North American rights to "Girlfight," Karyn Kusama's rights-of-passage pic about a Latina youngster who chooses boxing as an avenue…
VISIT SUNDANCE 2000The sidewalk battle between an understaffed Park City Police Dept. and maverick filmmakers determined to get noticed no matter what it takes is off to a flying start. Last year…
VISIT SUNDANCE 2000After a frenzied bidding war, Fine Line Features snatched North American rights to "Saving Grace" for $4 million. The sale is the most expensive of this year's Sundance Independent…
Amy Schiffman has been named vice president of books and literary properties at the Gersh Agency.