Top Spanish indie distribber TriPictures has concluded an output deal with New Line encompassing all NL pics excluding "The Lord of the Rings Trilogy," which will continue to be handled by Aurum.
Vivendi Universal and Luc Besson have signed a two-pronged partnership covering pay TV rights to films produced by Besson's Europa and sponsorship of state-of-the-art post-production facilities he is…
Miramax has tapped David Collins director of distribution, marketing and publicity for Miramax Australia.
Video-on-demand service Intertainer has partnered with minority investor Microsoft to launch its subscription service, which bows today on high-speed broadband networks in the nation's top 35 markets.
The Writers Guild of America West's Animation Writers Caucus will present the Animation Writing Award to Alan Burnett today during the org's annual meeting and reception.
A still-sizzling "Friends" and the seemingly unstoppable "Law & Order" franchise have lifted NBC to its third straight ratings victory to start the season.
Talkshow host Jerry Springer will replace talkshow host Dick Cavett in the retooled production of "The Rocky Horror Show," set to reopen on Broadway Oct. 30 for a limited 10-week engagement.
Lasse Hallstrom will direct the boxing biopic "The Cinderella Man," for Universal and Miramax. Russell Crowe has been offered the lead role as real-life heavyweight boxing champ Jim Braddock.
Universal-based Casey Silver Prods. has preemptively scooped up "Party Animals," a pitch delivered by scribe Jeff Rothberg. The shingle coughed up mid-to high-six figures from its discretionary fund.
New Orleans-based Cash Money Records, an urban music label producing albums by Juvenile, Lil Wayne, Hot Boyz and others, has established a film division -- Cash Money Pictures.
Stephen Herek and Toby Jaffe's Hudson Bay shingle has set up a pitch from TV scribe Larry Meyers at Warner Bros.