The fevered three-week coverage of the sniper attacks yielded a ratings spike for cable newsies. But there were some programs that showed surprising bursts of strength during the October crisis and…
The race is on to bring talking-car movies to the bigscreen. MGM late on Friday picked up Ron Anderson's comedy spec "Wheels of Fury," a laffer that's described as a cross between "Austin Powers" and…
Cole Hauser will star in "Paparazzi" for Mel Gibson's Icon Prods. Pic has been greenlit at 20th Century Fox and is set for a February start.
Artisan-owned Landscape Pictures has made a first-look deal with New Line. To jumpstart the pact, Landscape is remaking the 1982 Italian pic "I Know That You Know That I Know" as a possible vehicle…
Curtis Hanson has struck a deal with Warner Bros. to direct and produce a series of four crime novels by George P. Pelecanos.
John Woo is stirring up some small-screen action with 20th Century Fox and Regency Television. Studios have jointly pacted with the "Mission: Impossible 2" helmer and his Lion Rock Prods. to create…
The Theater for a New Audience will get off to a patriotic start with Richard Nelson's new play "The General From America," starring Corin Redgrave as Benedict Arnold. Opening night is skedded for…
Screenwriters David Stem and Davis Weiss have set up an untitled comedy for Disney-based the Robert Simonds Company to produce and have finalized a blind script deal with Kelsey Grammer's Par-based…
NBC can't help rooting for "Good Morning Miami" or "Watching Ellie."
Lions Gate Films Intl. has acquired all overseas distribution rights to horror pic "Cabin Fever," which will be presented to the global marketplace at this year's Mifed mart in Milan, Italy.