Kinowelt USA has acquired the rights to Anthony Jaswinski's pitch "Soldiers of Fortune" for a low- to high-six-figure sum, with Hyde Park Entertainment and Film Roman on board to produce. Kinowelt…
Miramax Films has reached an exclusive multiyear first-look production pact with Good Machine, the decade-old Gotham-based shingle that has developed and produced titles such as "Crouching Tiger…
Blue-chip Spanish media group Prisa, the 21% managing shareholder of film and TV conglom Sogecable, recorded consolidated net profits for 2000 of Pta15.4 billion ($84.7 million), up 8.2% from 1999.
German entertainment group In-Motion has acquired world-wide rights to two CBS series, "18 Wheels of Justice" and "Pensacola," for $8 million.
ABC's "The Mole" and Fox's "Temptation Island" delivered big numbers with their season finales on the final night of sweeps Wednesday, with the two rating as their respective nets' top series among…
The "Pinocchio" case, Francis Coppola's epic 1998 battle with Warner Bros., returns to court today. The California Court of Appeal in Los Angeles will hear oral arguments from both sides.
CNBC and TF1, France's leading private web, are in "very advanced talks" for CNBC to take a 40% stake in TF1's planned round-the-clock French financial news channel, chairman and CEO Patrick Le Lay…
Don't bury Pop.com or DreamWorks' future Internet endeavors just yet. The first day of the WorldCom U.S. Comedy Arts Festival Tech Summit featured DreamWorks co-topper Jeffrey Katzenberg giving a…
Shooting is set to start in early May on "Pinocchio," Roberto Benigni's first outing as writer, director and star since his internationally successful 1997 feature "Life Is Beautiful."
Two-time Oscar nominee Russell Crowe will make his second presenter appearance on the March 25 Academy Awards telecast.
Inventive, inspiring and imaginative work has always been part of the Academy Awards. Those adjectives are not only descriptive of the honorees but how the entire Oscar show is staged.