Pierre Lescure has become the second senior Vivendi Universal exec to bare his soul in an autobiography, the soon-to-be-published "Histoire de Desires," following Jean-Marie Messier's confessionary…
A total of 28 candidates have been approved to run for 18 offices in the Screen Actors Guild's upcoming elections in Gotham.
Scribes Christian Gudegast and Paul Scheuring ("El Diablo") have sold their spec script "Black Flag" to Warner Bros., with Simon West ("Lara Croft: Tomb Raider") attached to direct. Deal, worth…
Is there any good news for Gotham's theater? On Wednesday, Christyne Lategano-Nicholas, president-CEO of NYC & Co., held a streetside press conference in front of the Eugene O'Neill Theater to kick…
Dennis Higgins is joining Miramax Films as senior vice president and co-head of publicity, replacing Marcy Granata, who ankled the studio over the summer. Higgins, to be based in Gotham, will share…
Publishing and entertainment site Rightscenter.com has upgraded its rights management application and will be debuting it at next month's Frankfurt Book Fair.
Fireworks Television, a subsidiary of Canada's CanWest Global Communications, has promoted development staffer Erika Grenadier to director of development.
Latino pay TV programmer Pramer has teamed with Zone Vision to launch its new film channel, Europa, Europa, which is skedded for an Oct. 1 bow in Latin America.
Andrew Winter has been promoted to head of sales and general manager at U.K.-based documentary distrib NBDtv. Reporting to managing director Nicky Davies-Williams, Winter will oversee the sales team…
While many American industryites are canceling travel plans to Europe in the wake of last week's U.S. terrorist attacks, Woody Allen turned up in Rome Thursday to promote "The Curse of the Jade…
German film fund Apollo Media, Cologne-based Pandora Film and New Zealand's South Pacific Pictures are producing "Whale Rider," based on the 1987 novel by Maori author Witi Ihimaera.