Radio and TV concern Southern Cross Broadcasting is set to acquire Southern Star Group, Australia's biggest TV producer-distrib. Neil Balnaves, exec chairman of Southern Star, who will join the SCB…
Mostow/Lieberman has upped Sarah Self to VP. Self will continue to report to Hal Lieberman and Jonathan Mostow. For U, she set up comedy spec "My Better Half," by Boyce Buhliari and Jamie McLaughlin…
The American Film Institute joined the year-end kudos count Sunday with an eclectic group of top picks that included the animated box office hit "Finding Nemo" and fantasy epic "The Lord of the…
The estate of John Wayne has made a deal with Cinetech and Chace Prods. to update and restore two of the actor's 1950s hits, "The High and the Mighty" and "Island in the Sky."
Consolidating a relationship that yielded the distrib's first best picture Oscar as well as its chief 2003 awards contender, "Cold Mountain," Miramax Films has signed a three-year first-look deal…
"Threat Matrix" co-exec producer Charles Haid has been tapped to direct the Lifetime pilot "Class Actions" from exec producer Deborah Joy LeVine ("The Division").
The Walt Disney Co. has paid six figures to acquire the pitch "Rescued!" from scribes Jack Angelo and Sam Brown. Story concerns the lovelorn teenage daughter of South Florida's most feared INS agent…
Paris Hilton may have never heard of Wal-Mart, but she and best bud Nicole Richie will soon be taking up shelf space there. In a bid to capitalize on red-hot skein "The Simple Life," Fox Home…
NBC is giving the producers of frosh dramedy "Miss Match" an early holiday present. Skein, from 20th Century Fox TV-based Imagine Television, was one of the fall's most heralded newcomers, with…
Robert Schenkkan has come aboard to rewrite "Do Not Go Gentle," a Revolution Studios drama about a Smithsonian scientist who realizes his lifelong dream to travel in space.
Cop drama "Infernal Affairs" lassoed six trophies at Saturday's 40th Golden Horse Awards, which honors Chinese-lingo pics. The policer swept top honors -- but the technical categories saw numerous…
2016-2017 Oscar Predictions
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