NATPE doesn't just attract program buyers and sellers. Research companies often use the event to pitch their latest studies and surveys.
Sony and Screen Gems stomped on skeptics as their pic “Stomp the Yard,” grossed $22 million over the three-day frame, knocking 20th Century Fox’s “Night at The Museum” from the top spot for the first…
Michigan Gov. Jennifer Granholm improved her state's film production clout this past week with the signing of film incentive legislation.
Will Smith's Overbrook banner and Sony have purchased Steve Bloom spec script "Sisters of Mercy" for mid-six figures. Smith and James Lassiter are producing for Overbrook along with Alex Siskin, who…
ABC, Touchstone TV and the producers behind "Lost" are actively discussing how and when to retire the hit castaway drama. According to "Lost" exec producer Carlton Cuse, picking an end date for…
Lifetime and Jaffe Braunstein Films have optioned Kim Edwards' bestselling novel "The Memory Keeper's Daughter" for a high-five-figure fee that'll shoot up to mid six figures if the net goes ahead…
The last leg of Tony Soprano's long goodbye starts April 8, as HBO brings "The Sopranos" back for one last bada-bing. "The Sopranos" returns for the second half of its sixth season with one more…
At the 44th annual NATPE sales bazaar, 2007 is shaping up as the year of the boutique indie. With a lackluster development season for firstrun strips from the major Hollywood syndicators, companies…
Working Title heads Tim Bevan and Eric Fellner have reached new pacts that will keep the duo with Universal for seven more years. No major changes at Working Title are planned, though Fellner said…
Yahoo! has signed a first-look deal with management/production firm Gotham Group for original animated content to be distributed online.
The Globes telecast is not a guaranteed shoo-in to win the day in primetime ratings. All such shows, from the Oscars to the Emmys to the Grammys, have had their ups and downs in recent years.