Warner Bros. has optioned the Jeff McCarthy spec satire "Smoking Is Good for You" for Andrew Lazar's Mad Chance Prods.
The chief exec of German media giant Bertelsmann said over the weekend that the company is in a position to spend DM75 billion ($37 billion).
In a surprisingly patchy frame for several Oscar-nominated films at the overseas box office, the star was BVI's "Toy Story 2," which blew all competish aside in Japan to bow with a top spot $5.1…
In the high-stakes game of box office poker, Julia Roberts lately has been the ultimate trump card. Holding that card for the first time since last May, Universal didn't bother bluffing. It launched…
Miramax Films has acquired North and South American rights to an untitled Latino music film project, directed by Fernando Trueba, helmer of the Academy Award-winning film "Belle Epoque."
Indie shingle Alpine Pictures has promoted John Bunzel to prexy of motion picture production.
Oscar-winning Italian director Bernardo Bertolucci, late British craftsman Carol Reed and the so-called TV generation of U.S. directors of the 1950s and '60s will be the subject of retrospectives at…
Scribes Jack Kenny and Brian Hargrove, whose new Fox laffer "Titus" bows tonight, have inked a new multiyear overall deal with 20th Century Fox Television.
Leaders of the American Federation of Television & Radio Artists plan to launch a campaign to pressure cable networks and producers to sign union contracts.
Nickelodeon Movies has inked a multiyear exclusive production deal with animation house Klasky Csupo.