The war in Iraq has brought anxiety to the film business, but the glitzy preems and costly ad campaigns that accompany movie rollouts are, for the most part, proceeding as usual.
After months of blurring lines in the chain of command at Vivendi Universal Entertainment, Jean-Rene Fourtou and Ron Meyer tried to reassure senior management about the future of the company and the…
Arenas Entertainment, the Latino film shingle based at Universal, has inked three rights deals.
The Kennedy/Marshall Co. has named Michelle Sy VP of production and development. Sy is moving to Hollywood from Gotham where she worked with Miramax.
Universal and Imagine Entertainment have acquired the spec script "Sick Day" by scribe Nick Marine in a mid-six-figure deal. Imagine's Brian Grazer will produce along with Ed Bates of Bates…
In a publishing industry that already struggles to win attention for all but its biggest authors, the executives who market books predict their jobs will get even tougher during an invasion of Iraq.
"Da Ali G Show" bowed to good reviews on HBO on Feb. 28, but wot about da Ali G movie? "Ali G Indahouse," produced by Working Title Films low-budget arm WT2 and released by Universal's UPI, was a hit…
Scribe Tedi Sarafian will write a remake of "The Creature From the Black Lagoon" for producer Gary Ross' Universal-based Larger Than Life shingle. Ross' father, Arthur Ross, penned the script of the…