The pocket monsters of "Pokemon" and diaper-wearing scamps of "Rugrats" notwithstanding, this year's kids upfront marketplace appears destined for a flat showing at best.
Artisan Entertainment has snatched up two projects for producers Tracie Graham and Alison Rosenzweig: "Ladies Night," a pitch delivered by scribe Maisha Yearwood; and "The Manifestant," a script by…
Entertainment lawyer Konrad L. Trope has been named a partner at Rosenfeld, Meyer & Susman, where he will work with independent production and distribution companies.
Randolph Pitts has joined independent distribution and production company Independent Artists as its co-president of filmed entertainment, where he will work with IA co-president Jim Hanson.
Next stop on the Disney consolidation world tour: ABC Daytime and Buena Vista Television will announce today that they've merged their development units.
Artisan Pictures has elevated Steve Rothenberg to president of domestic theatrical distribution.
Powered by the theatrical release of "Dogma," Lions Gate posted third-quarter results that the company is hailing as its best ever.
The Rodger Hess Prods. revival of "Finian's Rainbow" replaces the previously scheduled "The Night They Raided Minsky's" at L.A.'s Ahmanson Theatre this summer, from July 12 to Sept. 3.
While the long-term future of UPN may still be in doubt, the struggling weblet can at least claim credit for one of the more astounding Nielsen rebounds in recent memory.
"Ladies Man" star Alfred Molina has closed a deal to co-star with Johnny Depp and Juliet Binoche in "Chocolat," the Miramax romantic comedy directed by Lasse Hallstrom.
With momentum and "Millionaire" on its side, ABC appears to be the network to beat as the February sweeps enters its final week.