Unapix Films Theatrical, a newly formed distrib arm of Unapix Entertainment headed by Richard Abramowitz, has acquired its first two films for release: "Grass," a documentary narrated by Woody…
In his first seven-figure payday, James Marsden is set to star in "Ocean Warrior," the story of Greenpeace co-founder Paul Watson, who also founded the Sea Shepherd Society. John Badham will direct…
Artisan Pictures director of development and production Cybelle Greenman has been upped to veepee of development and production.
Alan Mruvka, founder of E! Entertainment Television and Filmtown Entertainment, will launch Celebstreet.com April 5 at the Spring Internet World trade-show in Los Angeles.
Union cartoonists have stepped up their campaign to stop the Public Broadcasting Corp. from providing funding for Canadian-drawn cartoons and plan to picket PBS' Los Angeles affiliate KCET on April…
Two of TV's most highly lauded series, HBO's "The Sopranos" and NBC/Warner Bros.' "The West Wing," have captured top prizes from the 59th annual Peabody Awards.
Disney is heading back to high school with "The New Guy," a teenage comedy from scribe David Kendall. Ed Decter, one of the writers of "There's Something About Mary," is on board to make his…
Creative Eye, a Mumbai-based TV production company, is launching a 24-hour tele-shopping channel, expanding studio facilities and building information and general entertainment Internet portals. To…
Time Warner execs made some serious cash last year, according to the company's latest proxy statement, even as the conglom anticipated hefty charges on the film side due to new accounting rules as…
Ross A. Henry, who served as the chief financial officer of Village Roadshow Pictures until December, has been indicted by a grand jury and arrested on charges of defrauding the film…
German kidvid player Ravensburger Family Entertainment is issuing 1 million new shares to finance the acquisition of Australian animation studio Energee Entertainment.