Chris Zarpas will join Evolution Management as a manager and producer starting in July.
Markets & Festivals
ABC has cut the Janeane Garofalo pilot "Slice o' Life," opting not to move forward with the Universal TV pilot.
Vivendi Universal is considering an initial public offering of Vivendi Universal Entertainment as a "fallback" if it doesn't like the bids that come in later this month for its U.S. showbiz assets…
Bill Mechanic's Pandemonium production shingle, formed in September 2000 after he resigned as chairman of Fox Filmed Entertainment, is closing in on a financing deal.
A middle-class girl caught up in Argentina's economic crisis tries out prostitution to pay the rent in "Today and Tomorrow." Alejandro Chomski's attempt to use the laid-back style of the contempo…
Though no constituency claimed to be entirely satisfied with the FCC’s latest relaxation of media ownership rules Monday, the big guys got more of what they hoped for than other parties did…
Jean-Francois Pouliot's "Seducing Doctor Lewis" is a step or two below the likes of "The Full Monty" and "Waking Ned Devine." But judging from the warm reception of its Cannes audiences, other fest…
Now that the army of cinefiles, dealmakers, critics,and fest junkies has retreated from Cannes and embarked on post-mortems, the people who run other festivals are tuned in with fascination. For the…
The vote on consolidation boils down to one simple question: are we stronger together? For me, and the overwhelming majority of the SAG and AFTRA leaders, the answer is an emphatic YES. With one…
This column was corrected June 11, 2003. Management trustees say that merging the SAG and AFTRA pension and health plans is not in the best interest of actors. It’s a certainty that the pension and…
UPN staffers are mourning the loss of publicist Charles Barile, 49, who died Saturday while on vacation in San Felipe, Mexico.