Executive turned producer turned director Rob Cohen is the first signing for newly formed Original, the full-service management production company formed by Neal Moritz and Marty Adelstein in April.
Markets & Festivals
Universal, Fox and Paramount are the frontrunners in the ferocious bidding battle for "The Day After Tomorrow," a spec script for a big-budget, high-concept sci-fi film in which the world is ravaged…
Last night's TV Academy salute to NBC was missing one very important Peacock player: Don Ohlmeyer.
Call it the JP Mafia: Veteran scribes Judd Pillot, John Peaslee and Jon Pollack have been tapped to serve as exec producer-showrunners of NBC's Thursday hit "Just Shoot Me."
Firm Films, the feature division of entertainment and brand management company the Firm, has paid mid-six figures to option the feature rights to the novel "Truth or Die," penned by Guy Toubes and…
The cable biz said Wednesday that it will begin carrying a handful of digital channels at no charge to broadcasters or cable nets, answering a call by Federal Communications Commission chair Michael…
Visual effects guru Richard Edlund, Sci Fi Channel and Alliance Atlantis have enlisted in "The Forever War." The trio is developing a four-hour mini based on the sci-fi classic by Joe Haldeman. Deal…
The May sweeps is turning into a night-by-night battle, with networks continuing to tweak their skeds for maximum ratings advantage.
Penelope Cruz, Jessica Lange and Luke Wilson will star opposite Bob Dylan in Intermedia Films' "Masked & Anonymous," with Jeff Bridges also in negotiations to join the cast.
Jeff Davidson has been appointed senior VP of Gale Anne Hurd's production shingle, Valhalla Motion Pictures.
Herb Alpert may soon be stuffing that "Tijuana Taxi" with Jean-Marie Messier's cash. Vivendi Universal may have to pay some $250 million to the famed trumpeter and his biz partner Jerry Moss due to…