Once more, with feeling. In an unusual move, Miramax plans to re-release its underperforming "Confessions of a Dangerous Mind" Aug. 1.
Markets & Festivals
Paul Verhoeven is negotiating to direct "Solace" for New Line Cinema. Written by Ted Griffin ("Ocean's Eleven") and "The Core" producer Sean Bailey, "Solace" centers on a psychic detective tracking a…
"American Dreams" creator Jonathan Prince has sealed a two-year, seven-figure deal with Warner Bros. Television to develop new projects and bring in young talent to the studio.
Exec turnover continues at Disney, with word Thursday that longtime exec Michael Johnson will ankle as prexy of Walt Disney Intl. to become CEO at Herbalife, effective April 14. The exit of Johnson…
An online sportsbook said it has dropped betting on CBS' "Survivor" after allegedly finding network employees were wagering on the hit reality show -- and winning.
Arthouse boutique Leisure Time Features has picked up African drama "Abouna" (Our Father), Chad's first entry for the foreign-lingo Oscar.
Apparently, ABC's "Miracles" needed one. The Alphabet web has yanked the drama off its schedule for the remainder of the season, opting to air repeat segs of "The Practice" on Mondays at 10 p.m. for…
HBO has secured Michael Apted ("Enough") to helm its upcoming Steven Bochco project "Marriage," while scribe-TV Academy chairman Bryce Zabel has landed a script at the pay cabler.
The Recording Industry Assn. of America turned up the heat on college music pirates, filing suit against four students who used on-campus networks to run Napster-like services. The record labels'…
Thomas Jane has signed on to star in "The Punisher," the live-action adaptation of the Marvel Comics character that Jonathan Hensleigh scripted and will direct.