While gavelers and gameshows populate the NATPE floor, Buena Vista is going mental, reaching a distribution deal with Chris-Craft/United TV for upcoming syndie series "Housecalls."
TV industry veteran Michael Jay Solomon has been tapped to a trio of posts at the Entertainment Internet, parent company of Castnet.com, a Web-based film and TV database for casting directors and…
Acquisition execs swear every year they're not going to get suckered into the high-stakes card game Sundance has become.
King World Intl. prexy Fred Cohen has been named president of the Intl. Council of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences, succeeding Kay Koplovitz.
Almost immediately after the Berlin Wall fell in 1989, state-supported film industries across Eastern Europe atrophied or disappeared, and young filmmakers like Czech director Jan Hrebejk were left…
Bridgette Wilson has inked to play the third lead, opposite Jennifer Lopez and Matthew McConaughey, in the romantic comedy "The Wedding Planner." Lensing began Sunday in Los Angeles.
Sigourney Weaver and Jennifer Love Hewitt have closed deals to play opposite each other, and Kevin Kline has been offered the role of Weaver's love interest, in MGM's comic film noir "Breakers."
Not content to rest on its laurels as the premier U.S. showcase for documentary films, Sundance is creating new ways to give greater visibility to the nonfiction form. As part of an ambitious…
Mercury Entertainment has struck a deal with Paramount to distribute upcoming actioner "Queen of Swords." As NATPE draws closer, Mercury has cleared the series in more than 55% of the country in a…
David Caruso has landed the third lead after Meg Ryan and Russell Crowe in the Castle Rock feature "Proof of Life," reteaming the former "NYPD Blue" star with director Taylor Hackford, who gave…