Wednesday's telecast of the Grammys on CBS has managed to do Carlos Santana one better, sweeping the night's half-hours in all key ratings categories with the kudocast's best Nielsens since 1993.
UGC Intl. is lifting "The Painted Veil." The 3-year-old Paris-based production and sales outfit has committed to Gillian Armstrong's $35 million project -- among its most expensive since the company…
Gregory A. Thomas has been tapped prez and chief operating officer of the Transactional Content Group (TCG), a new division of TVN Entertainment. Prior to joining TVN, Thomas was COO of Guthy-Renker…
A U.S. bankruptcy judge Wednesday approved the $4.8 million sale of Ronald Isley's assets, including his portion of one of the classic R&B catalogs.
Former William Morris agents Charles Finch and Luc Roeg have launched Eclipse, a London-based management and production company, with backing from USA Films and Canal Plus.
Either as a set designer, art director or production designer, Rick Heinrichs has been working with director Tim Burton dating back to their student days at CalArts. Heinrichs, whose work on "Sleepy…
The Producers Guild of America, kicking off its campaign to tighten standards on producer credits, announced Wednesday that it has pulled two dozen names from previously announced television…
The Producers Guild of America has selected "The Blair Witch Project" producers Gregg Hale and Robin Cowie as recipients of its Todd AO Nova Award to honor the year's most promising emerging film…
Paramount Classics is near a deal to acquire the North American, South African, Australian and Latin American rights to Sundance Film Festival Grand Jury Prize co-winner "You Can Count on Me."
Although the setting of "The Matrix" was meant to approximate a city like New York or Chicago, the film was actually shot in Australia, in and around the new Fox soundstage in Sydney. A big challenge…
Renee Zellweger will topline the Working Title comedy "Bridget Jones' Diary," an adaptation of the Helen Fielding bestseller about a single woman in her 30s. The character is as popular in London as…