The ITV network has skedded a first-ever celebrity version of "Who Wants to Be A Millionaire" in its spring and summer programming lineup.
Sony-based Dean Devlin and Roland Emmerich's Centropolis Entertainment has teamed with Village Roadshow Pictures and Warner Bros. to produce "Arach Attack," an f/x-driven comedic thriller to be…
United Pan-Europe Communications reported massive losses in its 1999 annual report, sending share prices skittering downward. Nevertheless, the company says it plans to continue its unprecedented…
The USA network is hoping to capture a mass audience with a series about a mother-and-daughter team of bounty hunters, greenlighting "The Huntress" for 13 hourlong episodes.
Javier Ramirez, CEO of Spanish exhib circuit Cines Abaco, has been appointed general manager of Central de Actividades y Exhibicion Cinematografica (CAEC), Spain's new and biggest exhibition loop.
Woody Allen has signed a three-picture domestic distribution deal with DreamWorks, just after ending his association with Jean Doumanian's Sweetland Films (Daily Variety, March 17).
Embattled Canadian TV producer Cinar Corp. announced Wednesday that it has inked an interim agreement with Nassau-based Globe-X Management to allow it to assess investments made by Globe-X with Cinar…
Liberty Digital has invested an undisclosed amount in e-tailer Kozmo.com, which speeds up the Internet to home delivery service.
Italy's leading commercial TV player Mediaset has staged virtually a clean sweep of Sunday night's major Oscar winners, securing free-to-air broadcast rights to "American Beauty," "The Matrix" and…
Lions Gate Films is either making a generous offer to Webheads, or else is whipping up a safe but attention-grabbing PR ploy.
In an effort to boost circulation of its resident magazine, Film Comment, and to forge a closer relationship between the monthly and its repertory house, the Walter Reade Theater, the Film Society of…