Producer Barry Mendel has set up "Miss Captivity," an ensemble comedy about a beauty pageant at a women's prison, with Universal. Tea Leoni, who came up with the idea for the film, is set to take a…
Markets & Festivals
Charisma Carpenter ("Angel," "Buffy the Vampire Slayer") has nabbed the title role in the ABC Family telepic "See Jane Date," based on the book by Melissa Senate.
Three big tuners are now in the works for Broadway: one major revival and two originals. The Nederlanders are looking to partner with Kevin McCollum and Jeffrey Seller to bring "West Side Story" to…
Mira Sorvino is set to play the female lead in "Final Cut" for Lions Gate. Filming starts later this month.
Miramax, which earlier this year said it would re-release "Confessions of a Dangerous Minds" in August, now plans to return Oscar best pic "Chicago" to theaters in July. In both cases, theatrical…
James L. Brooks will helm and produce his script "Spanglish" for Columbia Pictures in his first directorial outing since 1997's "As Good As It Gets."
Motorola unveiled a strategy to use high-speed cable connections into the home to provide a wide range of entertainment and other services that will run through the company's set-top boxes and other…
Starz Encore said it would launch a group of high-definition and "high-resolution" channels by the year's end, even as chairman and CEO John Sie warned that the industry needs to better use its…
Microsoft said at the National Cable TV Assn. Show that it had finally delivered, after several years of false starts, software that gives current boxes more of the power and interactivity of…
Tim O'Hair is ankling as production veep at Universal to partner with Bill Papariella to start the Dept. of Motion Pictures, a production and finance company backed by investors Adam Batz and Richard…
Shaun Cassidy has signed with CAA for representation in all areas.