Emotions always run high in the days leading up to the network upfronts, but this weekend saw an unusual degree of behind-the-scenes drama play out in the TV biz. The up-and-down relationship between…
"Little fiddles and bits." That's how Harvey Fierstein describes the fix-up job that falls to the book writer when a big musical like "La Cage aux Folles" is revived for Broadway.
GSN and feature producer John Jacobs ("Anger Management") are heading to the "Arctic Station." Producer has set up the animated pilot presentation at the cabler, with Sony Pictures TV to produce.
NBC seems likely to stress stability over sizzle when it outlines its fall sked to advertisers today. Peacock kept a tight lid on details over the weekend, but based on the shows the net has greenlit…
Lightning strikes twice for Carole Shorenstein Hays. She led the producer teams to move "Topdog/Underdog" and "Doubt" to Broadway. And just like the 2002 win by Suzan-Lori Parks, playwright John…
Gallic helmer Patrice Chereau's Isabelle Huppert starrer "Gabrielle" will compete in the Venice Film Festival.
Asterix the Gaul, star of France's most successful movie franchise in recent times, is poised to make his big screen comeback.
Film London will today unveil what it's billing as a "revolution" in shooting in the U.K.'s capital. The new London Filming Partnership will radically simplify the notoriously complex logistics of…
Six months ago, Gaga was poised on the cusp of bankruptcy. Today, the Japanese distrib says it has done more than just recover. Said new chairman Tom Yoda, "We have been reborn." For example, Gaga…
Actor Warren Beatty has sued newspaper publisher Tribune Co., claiming he still has film rights to Dick Tracy and has plans for a second "Dick Tracy" film in the works. Beatty is seeking a ruling…