Universal Pictures and Imagine Entertainment are developing a thriller about foul play in the pharmaceutical industry. Imagine co-chair Brian Grazer is producing as yet untitled pic.
Universal Pictures and Chris and Paul Weitz's production shingle, Depth of Field, have optioned "The Elric Saga," a multi-part, Tolkein-esque fantasy series written by Michael Moorcock.
Mike Medavoy's Phoenix Pictures and Elie Samaha's Franchise Pictures are in talks to co-produce a slate of six to 10 horror pics over an 18-month period. The films will be budgeted at $15 million and…
Former "Talk Soup" and "The Fifth Wheel" host Aisha Tyler has been tapped for a multiepisode arc on NBC's "Friends."
Trade-show company Key3 Media Group may have just filed for bankruptcy, but it says it needs to spend nearly $5 million to keep six top execs and their secretaries and wants a quick OK from the judge…
Canal Plus channel topper Dominique Farrugia has been replaced by Bertrand Meheut -- already at the top of Canal Plus Group -- as the Vivendi Universal subsid finishes cleaning the house that…
Star News' application for local uplinking in India is being taken to the Indian cabinet for a final decision. Rupert Murdoch's Star announced previously that it would launch two Indian news channels…
After five weeks on the top of the Finnish charts, selling in excess of 420,000 tickets, Finnish director Aleksi Makela's "Bad Boys -- A True Story" is set to challenge the more than 10-year-old…
The Sundance Institute has tapped Doug Sadler's "Swimmers" as the recipient of the 2003 Producers Club of Maryland Fellowship.
Martin Scorsese is planning a documentary about the history of British cinema, to follow his previous docs "My Voyage to Italy" and "A Personal Journey Through American Movies."
"Oklahoma!" closed yesterday. Then came word over the weekend that "Flower Drum Song" sings its last performance on March 16.