On the eve of the NBC Universal merger, general entertainment cabler USA has unveiled an ambitious development slate of original scripted series and longform projects.
DreamWorks Pictures has picked up the film rights to Michael D'Antonio's book "The State Boys Rebellion," which reveals the history of a government program that locked poor or uneducated children…
After developing "Che" into a feature that will reteam "Traffic" star Benicio Del Toro and director Steven Soderbergh, producers Laura Bickford and Bill Pohlad have sealed a deal to become producing…
Strand Releasing has acquired U.S. theatrical rights to "Stella Street," director Peter Richardson's feature version of the cult BBC TV mockumentary series about A-list celebrities who withdraw from…
Post-production conglom Thomson is expected to announce today that it has acquired facilities Madrid Film Group and Intl. Recording, respectively based in Spain and Italy, in an effort to expand the…
Mike Lubin, who last month exited the Gersh Agency, has rejoined the motion picture literary department of the William Morris Agency in New York, his previous home before moving to Gersh four years…
Italians will soon get their fix of Hollywood-style glitz, glamour and gushing over celebs: E! Entertainment has just inked a deal with Rupert Murdoch's satcaster Sky Italia for round-the-clock…
New Line Cinema has acquired Cindy McCreery's comedy script "Soccer Mom" for Karz Entertainment and Underground Films to produce.
With the monthlong news blackout lifted, WGA East president Herb Sargent has given a downbeat view of the state of contract negotiations with studios and nets.
"Hee Haw" is coming to DVD. Time Life has picked up retail rights to the variety show, which began as a summer replacement series on CBS in 1969 and after two years on the net ran in syndication for…
Chinese newcomer Liu Fen Dou carried home the top kudos Sunday at the 2004 Tribeca Film Festival, drawing nods for narrative feature and new narrative filmmaker for "The Green Hat."