Twentieth Century Fox has optioned feature rights to the fantasy comicbook series "Battle Chasers," with Gil Netter attached to produce. Stuart Hazeldine is negotiating to adapt the screenplay.
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Sony Pictures Animation has optioned Judi Barrett's children's book "Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs" and is in negotiations with "Dude, Where's My Car?" producer Wayne Rice to adapt the screenplay…
Reality TV ain't dead yet. Despite several recent midseason misfires, webheads are still picking up unscripted projects at a brisk clip. Among the latest projects in the hopper at various nets.
The Sci Fi Channel is negotiating with Steven Spielberg, DreamWorks TV and the creative team who produced the 20-hour miniseries "Taken," a runaway success in December, for a fresh epic fantasy to…
The intense strain of war coverage showed through Monday, with both Fox News Channel and the NBC news weathering some blinding sandstorms of their own.
Sony Corp. on Monday named Howard Stringer vice chairman, capping the former CBS prexy's stellar rise within the Japanese conglom.
The MTV Music Group has promoted John Shea to exec VP of sponsorship development and integrated marketing, a newly created post. Shea, who was senior VP of strategic programming for MTV, will expand…
Chevrolet and McDonald's have inked brand integration deals with USA Network's "Nashville Star." Reality skein, a collaboration between cabler, Ben Silverman's Reveille shingle and Universal Music…
Hong Kong-Asia Screenings announced its 19-title line-up Monday, with pics from Hong Kong, China, Taiwan, Thailand, Japan and Russia.
Fox and Universal Network Television have adopted their "Boy." Newcomer Max Kirsch will play Marcus in the comedy pilot "About a Boy," which is based on the feature and Nick Hornby novel of the same…