Miramax chief operating officer Rick Sands will receive this year's humanitarian award from the Variety Boys & Girls Club of Queens.
Markets & Festivals
R&B newcomers Amerie and Ashanti topped the nomination list for the Soul Train Music Awards on Monday, garnering three noms each for the 17th annual soul-themed kudofest.
Berlin Intl. Film Festival topper Dieter Kosslick warned Saturday that a U.S. war with Iraq could keep many high-profile guests from flying across the Atlantic for the event, which kicks off Thursday.
Disney is near a double deal with writer-director Randall Wallace for his historical epic "Love and Honor." Accord will guarantee a greenlight for a film to begin filming in the fall for a Christmas…
"Dawson's Creek" -- the show that turned the WB into a bona fide network -- will sail into the sunset this May after five angst-filled years. The WB plans to air a two-hour "Dawson's" finale May 14…
Kevin Kline is set to play composer and songwriter Cole Porter in "De-Lovely," a biopic to be directed by Irwin Winkler. United Artists is financing and holds worldwide rights to the film, which…
Jersey Films will disband when its deal with Universal Pictures expires at the end of 2003. Partners Danny DeVito, Michael Shamberg and Stacey Sher will no longer work with each other on an exclusive…
Veteran producer Lynda Obst has formed an alliance with producer Michael Besman ("About Schmidt") at her Paramount-based shingle and reupped her deal with the studio.
Barry Levinson and Paula Weinstein's Baltimore-Spring Creek has signed a three-year first-look production deal at Warner Bros.
School's back in session for the WB's Mike Fleiss-produced reality hit "High School Reunion."