Lions Gate Films has acquired worldwide rights to "One," a romantic comedy that will be directed by Gary Sinyor ("The Bachelor") and produced by John Davis ("Dr. Dolittle") and Paul Brooks.
Cisneros Television Group is setting up an inhouse post-production facility, the Kitchen, currently under construction.
Johnson-Burnett Studios has opened a major production office in Toronto and named Tania Smunchilla to manage the new outpost.
Fox Broadcasting has named former Columbia Pictures exec Senn Moses to serve as exec VP of marketing. Moses replaces George Greenberg, who last fall ankled the post to serve as exec VP of Fox Sports…
Universal Pictures Intl. has sold French rights to the Coens' Cannes Intl. Film Festival entry "O Brother, Where Art Thou?" to Jean Labadie's Bac Films and is negotiating a U.K. deal with Redbus Film…
Bandiera Entertainment has optioned scribe Chuck Rose's script "The Anniversary Man." Company collaborated with DreamWorks to deliver "The Love Letter" to the bigscreen in the fall.
Several weekly syndicated shows, most of which air on the weekend, earned ratings rebounds in the week following the NCAA men's basketball tournament broadcast on CBS.
Phil Collins won a controversial suit against two members of his former backing band in the U.K.'s high court Wednesday.
Paramount Classics' Michael Nash has been promoted to VP of acquisitions and co-productions, while Justin Ring has been upped to director of acquisitions and co-productions. Nash replaces Ellen…
Ending months of speculation, the leading German multiplex operator Cinemaxx said Wednesday it would take a 10% stake in competitor chain UFA, creating Europe's largest theater circuit.
Will Sullivan has been tapped senior VP of global marketing at media business-to-business e-services provider Wam!Net Inc.