Wes Craven is in negotiations with Miramax Films to direct a remake of the Dominik Moll-helmed French pic "With a Friend Like Harry," with Craven and producing partner Marianne Maddalena to produce…
A Toronto conglom and a Los Angeles buyout firm, already partnered for a takeover of giant exhib Loews Cineplex, Wednesday announced an agreement to buy smaller General Cinemas for $36.6 million in…
Producer Jerry Bruckheimer's true-life drama "Chasing the Dragon: The Veronica Guerin Story" has gotten the greenlight with the Walt Disney Co. back on track to distribute Cate Blanchett in early…
"The Simpsons" are coming to DVD. On Sept. 25, 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment will release an elaborate boxed set of the first season of the 10-year-old program that is TV's longest-running…
CBS has purchased rights to "American Terrorist: Timothy McVeigh and the Oklahoma City Bombing," and will use the book by Lou Michel and Dan Herbeck as the basis for a miniseries about the most…
Twentieth Television's first local roll-out experiment under the leadership of prexy/chief operations officer Bob Cook worked as planned. The Fox syndie arm has set up a national lineup starting in…
Negotiations between actors and studios resumed Wednesday under a tight news blackout following a four-day break.
Fox has ordered the Chuck Lorre interactive laffer "Nathan's Choice" for midseason and is closing in on a deal for the Paramount/20th Century Fox TV-produced "Andy Richter Controls the Universe."
An 11th-hour snafu has added some madness to the Method Festival. Lions Gate Films on Wednesday yanked its film "Bully," which was to have opened the Pasadena festival Friday night.
Revolution Studios has taken a liking to Kevin Fox's untitled romantic comedy pitch, snagging it as a possible vehicle for Shoelace Prods. partner Julia Roberts to topline.
Steve Martin returns to the theater with an adaptation of Carl Sternheim's 1911 dark comedy "The Underpants" (Die Hose), commissioned by Gotham's Classic Stage Company in New York.