A judge has tentatively agreed to grant a motion by Daily Variety and the Los Angeles Daily Journal to open the record in a licensing dispute between Marvel and Sony over Spider-Man that was filed in…
Markets & Festivals
The Mip and Mipcom markets in Cannes have a new topper, Paul Johnson, who was named director of the TV division by organizer Reed Midem on Monday.
A&E has engineered one of the biggest theatrical-movie buys in its history, forking over about $20 million for 45 titles from Miramax. The box office winners in the package like "Good Will Hunting,"…
NBC has slated an ambitious 2003 DVD release schedule that includes collector's titles of everything from "Saturday Night Live" and "Little House on the Prairie" to full-season packages of "Will…
In a near seven-figure deal, Universal Pictures has bought a soccer-themed pitch for a comedy that will topline "Old School" star Will Ferrell.
Tim Allen's getting ready to go door to door as a cosmetics salesman, signing on to star in Revolution Studios' comedy "In the Pink."
A subdued TV news biz reeled with shock Sunday over the death of NBC correspondent David Bloom, the second prominent journalist to die within only a few days while embedded with U.S. troops in Iraq.
Artisan Pictures has set Michael Mann to direct "Tonight, He Comes," a drama that was scripted by Vincent Ngo and will be produced by Akiva Goldsman.
NBC Sports is hoping to administer a shot of adrenaline to its low-rated Arena Football League games by scheduling the network-TV premiere of the 2½-minute "Matrix: Reloaded" trailer during the…