Disney Channel has greenlit three original movies, all slated to air later this year on the kidvid cabler, with such thesps as Eric Idle and Kathy Najimy attached.
Columbia Pictures has sold its hit thriller "Panic Room" in a shared window to CBS and Turner's TBS/TNT for a license fee that could soar above $20 million, depending on its final domestic box office.
Battle lines are being drawn between French pay TV service Canal Plus and parent company Vivendi Universal as the April 24 Vivendi U shareholders meeting in Paris draws closer.
The drama behind the scenes of MTV's white-hot reality laffer "The Osbournes" is starting to get almost as interesting as the show itself.
Dude, you're a star. Twentieth Century Fox is in final negotiations to ink producers Gil Netter and Wayne Rice and original scribe Philip Stark for a sequel to 2000's "Dude, Where's My Car?"
Former "Home Improvement" star Patricia Richardson is checking into Lifetime medical drama "Strong Medicine," while Janine Turner is set to check out of the highly rated series.
Disney has paid seven figures to pick up Douglas Carter Beane's script "Skinner's Eddy" with choreographer-cum-helmer Adam Shankman ("The Wedding Planner") attached to direct for producer Hyde Park…
UPN has lured Forest Whitaker into its "Twilight Zone." The thesp, helmer and producer has taken on the host role for the netlet's anthology series pilot. CAA-repped Whitaker, who also will have…
"Buffy the Vampire Slayer" exec producer/showrunner Marti Noxon has signed a three-year, seven-figure overall development deal with 20th Century Fox Television.
What happens if SAG members vote down the deal with agents? The voting results, to be announced Friday, will come on the heels of a bitter campaign that has split the already fractious membership.
Harold Ramis is negotiating to direct "Let's Make Friends," a Larry Levin-scripted comedy about male bonding that is being produced by De Line Pictures for Paramount.