Showtime has greenlit docudrama "Jasper, Texas," with cast Jon Voight, Louis Gossett Jr. and Joe Morton.
Markets & Festivals
Eric Clapton, In Bloom, Matthew Sweet, Sugar Ray and Van Dyke Parks will join headliner Brian Wilson at the Carl Wilson Foundation Benefit Concert on Oct. 6 at UCLA's Royce Hall.
Fox 2000 has made a preemptive mid-six figure buy of "The Conspirator," a spec by tyro scribe Gary Horn.
Satellite service provider Bell ExpressVu has filed a C$45 million ($28.4 million) lawsuit against almost 30 satellite dealers to stop them from selling in Canada systems meant for the U.S. market.
Uruguayan helmer Adrian Caetano has started lensing "Los tumberos," a prison drama that will air on third-ranked broadcaster America TV beginning Oct. 15.
Attempting to outshine its better known Asian fest rival in Pusan, South Korea, the Tokyo FilmEx will feature nine films in its competition, including eight debut features by up-and-coming Asian…
The Indian government last week sided with the Modi media group and stopped Disney from launching a 24-hour children's channel.
E! Networks has clinched deals for localized channel feeds in the Netherlands and Indonesia.
In the first sizable deal to be closed at the San Sebastian Intl. Film Festival, Ocean Films has acquired all French rights to the three-part tale "Historias minimas." Set in Patagonia, film is…
Vivendi Universal has confirmed it will hold on to Studio Babelsberg, which is now looking to exploit synergies within the group.
Battered file-swapping pioneer Napster has signed a nonbinding letter of intent to sell substantially all of its assets to an as-yet-unnamed party in a move that should help the Netco skirt a Chapter…