The Walt Disney Co. has greenlit "Doubletake" for George Gallo to helm and David Permut to produce. Pic is the first reteaming of the pair since Gallo directed and Permut produced "29th Street."
The Pullman Group and EMI have hammered out a deal under which the Pullman Group would purchase all of Ronald Isley's assets out of bankruptcy, including his portion of the Isley Brothers' classic…
Basic cable is getting its first crack at the most prestigious of all tennis tournaments, the Wimbledon Championships, thanks to a new three-year deal by Turner Sports' TNT and CNN/SI for 89 hours of…
EMI, the last independent music company and perpetual target of takeover speculation, may well be on the block again, with Bertelsmann AG a likely buyer.
Sibling hyphenates Josh and Jonas Pate ("The Grave") have inked separate deals with Studios USA and USA Films.
The board of the American Society of Cinematographers has re-elected Victor J. Kemper as president for the year.
The British Academy of Film & Television Arts will hold Los Angeles preems of eight British films, including "Beautiful People," a 1999 Cannes Film Fest winner helmed by Jasmin Dizdar.
Cinar Corp. of Montreal announced Tuesday that a lawsuit filed last year by the Jim Henson Co. regarding Cinar-produced live-action puppet series "Wimzie's House" has been settled out of court.
Miramax Films has secured U.K. and Australian rights to "Captain Corelli's Mandolin" in return for releasing John Madden to direct the pic.
Sony-based Centropolis Entertainment has made a deal for "Steve Was Here," to be directed by Jonathan Frakes, the "Star Trek: Next Generation" star who made his feature helming debut with the "Trek"…
Drew Barrymore has been anointed ShoWest 2000 comedy star of the year -- the first femme thesp the org has tapped to receive its annual laffer honor.