With "Double Whammy," a slight but agreeable comedy about a disgraced cop's journey of redemption, Tom DiCillo bounces back to some degree from his resoundingly flat last feature, "The Real Blonde."…
Markets & Festivals
The international TV biz is abuzz with the news that NBC is getting out of the foreign distribution business by sealing a deal with MGM to represent its product overseas. The deal is likely to be…
While TV execs continued to zip in and out of meeting rooms during day two of NATPE, several high-profile strips were still looking for major-market station clearances.
Gaylord Films will finance and produce Rob Ritger's comedy "American Mullet," with company prexy Hunt Lowry and head of production Casey La Scala on board to produce.
An ensemble piece revolving around the crack-addicted denizens of the titular L.A. locale, "MacArthur Park," Billy Wirth's feature debut, belies its arduous production history with a rare balance of…
Discovery is creating a digital animation and visual effects facility called Meteor Studios in a joint venture with Evergreen Films, a leader in digital photography, animation and special effects.
"Intimacy" is a tortured reflection on the complex relationship between love, sex, desire and obsession. But while the drama commands attention with its sustained intensity, it nonetheless succumbs…
FROM NATPEDennis Miller and Dan Fouts will be back in the announcers booth with Al Michaels for another season of "Monday Night Football" on ABC. That's the word from Don Ohlmeyer, producer of "MNF,"…
The Off Broadway hit "Hedwig and the Angry Inch" does something unusual for an original stage rock musical: It actually rocks. Musically, the same can be said for the film version. But otherwise…
FROM NATPERosie O'Donnell, Judge Judy, Hercules. And now John Edward. He's the psychic talk-show personality from the Sci Fi Channel whose nightly half-hour show "Crossing Over" is emerging as the…