LONDON -- Samuel L. Jackson and Robert Carlyle will be joined by Brit thesps Emily Mortimer and Rhys Ifans in "51st State," a $28 million action comedy set in Liverpool, to be directed by Ronny Yu.
A strong fourth quarter for its TV productions, including a telecast of the 27th annual daytime Emmys, helped Dick Clark Prods. get back into the black for the period and also post a 278% improvement…
Rainbow Media's MetroChannels -- a network of channels catering to the Tri-State region -- has announced a new round-the-clock special, "Full Frontal Fashion," to air Sept. 14-24.
John Terenzio has been tapped prexy of Broadband Services, a division of Broadband Sports. Terenzio comes from Fox Sports Net where he served as exec veep and producer for Fox Sports News. Terenzio…
Since doing research for his 1981 film "Prince of the City," veteran director Sidney Lumet has wanted to delve into the world of the prosecutors, defense attorneys and accused who inhabit New York's…
First Look Pictures, a division of Robbie Little's Overseas Filmgroup, has acquired from Paul Allen's Clear Blue Sky Prods. the North American theatrical rights to Michael Apted's feature doc "Me and…
After a summer of tribal councils and final answers, network television's ready to get back into the business of shows-- the kind with scripts and stars and no promise of a million-dollar payoff.
The highest award for Indian cinema, the Dada Saheb Phalke prize, will be given to Hrishikesh Mukherjee, a 78-year-old Hindi filmmaker.
Radio Free Virgin has pacted with Akamai Technologies to provide the technical backbone for its streaming radio delivery.
Last season, Fox got off to an exceedingly rocky start but righted itself significantly with two midseason successes: "Malcolm in the Middle" and "Titus." The last several years, in fact, have seen…
Making its debut in a new region, National Geographic Channel Intl. will bow in Brazil Nov. 1 and will launch in Spanish-lingo Latam markets in the first quarter of 2001.
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