Finding yet another way to monetize its large film library, MGM Home Entertainment is getting into the direct-to-DVD business via sequels.
The Intl. Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees is nearing a new four-year contract with the Assn. of Independent Commercial Producers.
Ian Sander and Kim Moses are setting up shop at Touchstone Television, inking a one-year overall deal with the studio.
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Pink slips have started to arrive at Writers & Artists Group Intl. with Paradigm expected to close its purchase of W&A shortly.
John Malone's Starz!, the pay TV network that focuses entirely on theatrical movies, is starting to gobble up some of its titles three months sooner than the traditional 12-month wait.
Kyra Sedgwick has signed on to star as the lead character in the TNT drama pilot "The Closer."
Exhib AMC Theaters will inaugurate its digital distribution system for feature films with the drama "Evergreen," which will bow Sept. 10 on 115 AMC theaters in 27 U.S. markets.
Jim Caviezel has signed with ICM.
Lions Gate Entertainment has acquired "Ivy League," a comedy to be written by Josh Bycel and Jonathan Fener.
New Line Home Entertainment has struck a multi-title DVD output deal with 3-year-old Toronto and New York-based indie film distrib ThinkFilm.
Will the Al Jazeera logo appear in U.S. broadcasters' shots of George W. Bush when he accepts his party's nomination at the Republican National Convention next week?