Disney has put "Antarctica" on ice. The studio has halted plans for an April start on the drama that was to mark the feature directing debut of longtime studio physical production head Bruce…
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Rupert Murdoch's British satcaster BSkyB has tapped Rebecca Segal as senior VP, Sky Networks, a new L.A.-based role providing U.S. programming intelligence to all its channels.
Gale Anne Hurd's Valhalla Motion Pictures has optioned the film and television rights to the action/sci-fi novel "Events" by David Goleman. Pic deals with similar subject matter as Hurd's pics…
Paramount Pictures is taking a chance on making fun of dance, buying a spec script that spoofs dance movies from Phil Beauman ("Scary Movie") for mid-six figures for Carsey-Werner-Mandebach Films to…
Universal Pictures has greenlit "Serenity,'' the feature film based on Joss Whedon's Fox TV series "Firefly,'' which was canceled in late 2002 after just 11 episodes. Deals are in place for Whedon to…
Just as Sony puts the finishing touches on its $200 million production of "Spider-Man 2," Marvel Enterprises is already crooning about "Spider-Man 3."
Cherry Road Films, which inked a two-year deal with Warner Independent Pictures to establish a co-production and development fund, has optioned the rights to two new pics.
It's looking increasingly likely that "The Practice" won't be coming back next fall -- but that doesn't mean there won't be a legal drama from David E. Kelley on ABC then.
A handful of laffers eked out last-minute greenlights Tuesday, as Fox picked up untitled laffers from Chris Rock and Mark Perez, while CBS ordered the foodcentric Kirk Rudell sitcom "Taste."
In the fierce morning wars, ABC News' "Good Morning America" got a ratings boost during Monday's post-Oscar show, broadcast live from the Kodak Theater Monday.