UrbanWorks Entertainment has snapped up the North American video and DVD rights to Bill Cosby's long-running CBS Saturday morning cartoon series "Fat Albert and the Cosby Kids."
There's a new guy on "The Inside." "Angel" vet Tim Minear is close to signing on as exec producer/showrunner for the 20th/Imagine-produced high school undercover drama set to bow later this season on…
ContentFilm has teamed with the Entertainment Investor film fund to raise $20 million in production coin to help finance pics with a total budget of $80 million.
Steven Weber and Molly Shannon are set to topline the USA original movie "12 Days of Christmas Eve." Martha Coolidge will direct the film from a script by J.B. White ("Counterstrike"). Telepic is…
ESPN execs Manish Jha, Josh Kosner and Geoff Reiss have taken on new responsibilities. Jha has been named senior VP, ESPN Mobile, and is expected to manage ESPN's wireless business worldwide…
The Tribeca Theater Festival announced six plays selected to be read in the fest's Tribeca All Access Open Stage program for playwrights of color Oct. 25-26.
Paramount has tapped horror specialist Dave Kajganich to pen its revival of "Pet Sematary," produced by Alphaville. Kajganich left his post as an English prof at Miami U. of Ohio last year after…
Celebrity newsweekly Star magazine has hired film and television critic Marshall Fine from Gannett News Service. The magazine is betting that Fine will raise the Star's profile in Hollywood as it…
The 20th Israel Film Festival will screen 35 Israeli features, docus, TV dramas and shorts in New York City Oct. 14-28 before moving on to Los Angeles, Chicago and Miami.
Dimension Films has optioned feature rights to the short story "Adrift" by Koji Suzuki, author of the novel that spawned "The Ring." "Adrift" is the story of a fishing crew that comes across an…