Tim Allen and Christian Slater are negotiating to star in "Cletis Tout," a comedy about mistaken identity written and to be directed by Chris Ver Wiel for Seven Arts Pictures. Filming is slated to…
Maybe NBC is onto something with this wrestling-football thing. One week after lifting "Saturday Night Live" to its best male demographic ratings in six years, World Wrestling Federation superstar…
The Intl. Documentary Assn. has put out a call for entries for its 16th annual Distinguished Documentary Achievement Awards, to take place in Los Angeles on Oct. 27.
Alexis Lloyd is stepping down as managing director of Pathe Entertainment, the French-owned film production and distribution company which holds one of the U.K.'s three lottery franchises.
Paramount-based producer Scott Rudin has preemptively purchased the nonfiction book "Driving Mr. Albert" by Mike Paterniti, based on his October 1997 Harper's article.
Bolstering its commitment to Latino-themed films, New Line has put into active development two projects with Gregory Nava's El Norte Prods.: "Bordertown," which Nava is writing, and "New Mexico,"…
Paramount Pictures-based Lynda Obst Prods. has brought on writer Stephen Hauser ("Sphere") to pen the screen adaptation of Robert Stone's novel "Damascus Gate," which Obst optioned earlier this year…
What if you broadcast in high-definition TV and nobody watched? That's the quandary facing network execs over the next eight weeks, as the 1999-2000 season draws to a close and next fall's schedules…
Italy's pay TV digital platform Stream announced Wednesday a new strategy, new management and the launch of new channels.
Publisher Primedia's rapid advance from traditional publishing into the realm of new media received a big push forward Thursday as the company announced a pair of big-league backers.
Mary Tyler Moore could be headed back to series TV after all. Squashing speculation about a series revival of "The Mary Tyler Moore Show," veteran thesp is instead set to star with Elon Gold in "Good…