The government is to privatize troubled production company Societe Francaise de Production (SFP).
Oscar kudos gave "Traffic" and "Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon" a modest leg up in some markets last weekend, but there was barely a flutter for "Gladiator." "Miss Congeniality" was one of the few…
Tavis Smiley, the former BET talkshow host, is in talks with ABC News about becoming an occasional contributor to "Primetime Live" and other news programs.
DEEP RIVER PRODS. and Bona Fide Prods. are teaming up to develop “Joe College,” the latest novel by “Election” author Tom Perrotta. The novel is about a Yale student who struggles to reconcile his…
Germany's EM.TV has sold a 24.5% stake in Formula One holding outfit SLEC to media giant Kirch for DM1.3 billion ($586 million), taking a major step toward digging itself out of debt.
With last week's total edging up to $14,046,695, Broadway essentially marked time, as 14 shows increased their B.O. while 17 saw theirs fall. One show, "The Adventures of Tom Sawyer," began previews…
Having seen Spot run, the writing team of Danny Barron and Chris Faber are now going to a "Shotgun Wedding" at DreamWorks.
"In den Tag Hinein" (The Days Between), the first feature by scripter-helmer Maria Speth of Germany, won the grand prize at the 23rd Intl. Festival of Women's Films, in Creteil Saturday.
The international arm of 20th Century Fox is adding personnel in its Paris office in the wake of growth in programming and sales abroad.
Randall Emmett and George Furla's Emmett/Furla Films has inked a 10-pic distribution and financing arrangement with Avi Lerner's Nu Image/Millennium Films. Kicking off the relationship with…