U.K. film sales company the Sales Co. has named Jane Wright as its acting chief exec, replacing Alison Thompson.
Ben Stiller is now officially in puberty. With producing partner Stuart Kornfeld, the "Zoolander" star and producer has set up Patton Oswalt's script "Puberty" at New Line Cinema, via his Red Hour…
Marking Fox Family Channel's first major programming decision since naming Tom Halleen senior VP of programming and development, the net has ordered 13 episodes of original series "State of Grace."
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More than 300 Wall Streeters packed the Plaza Hotel Tuesday, and many walked away seemingly intrigued after 30 managers from the combined Vivendi-Seagram team talked up their merger. Vivendi CEO Jean…
Constantin Film and Intermedia have pacted to co-finance and distribute "Resident Evil," directed by Paul Anderson ("Mortal Kombat"), and "Slap Her, She's French," directed by Evan Dunsky.
Playing the knight in shining cable wire, the Motion Picture Assn. of America has helped the National Cable Television Assn. locate 4,500 Chicago residents who purchased illegal boxes used to…
In the second high-profile hire in as many weeks, the Gersh Agency has signed a deal with William Morris Agency tenpercenter Mike Lubin to head its motion picture literary department in Gotham…
In the opening salvo of their fierce ratings war, the BBC scored strongly against ITV Monday despite heavyweight competition from "Who Wants to Be a Millionaire."
International Creative Management is beefing up its approach to the Web, creating a new-media division and tapping one-time ICM TV agent Lance Klein to serve as veep of new media. In the newly…
Time Warner has accused AT&T of being untruthful in asking the FCC to rescue difficult negotiations over the dissolution of a partnership linking the two media giants.
Former NFL player Rae Carruth may not be O.J. Simpson, but Court TV is hoping that his upcoming murder trial will captivate viewers. Cabler will devote four of its daytime programs to live coverage…