The Works has acquired Andrew Piddington's "The Killing of John Lennon" for U.K. distribution and international sale.
German film fund Filmstiftung NRW has taken Roland Emmerich to court to get a Euro 2 million ($2.6 million) refund they say the filmmaker owes them for 1999 movie "The Thirteenth Floor."
Warner Bros. TV Group's recently announced Studio 2.0 shingle has struck its first programming deal, producing a news-oriented game for Anheuser-Busch's soon-to-launch Bud.TV.
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.