The Walt Disney Co. and ABC denied Thursday they had anything against Arabs or Catholicism, after complaints from representatives of those groups.
Jim Henson Pictures has optioned Neil Gaiman's fantasy novel "Neverwhere" with blurb helmer Jesse Dylan directing and Denise DiNovi producing, the company announced Thursday.
Igniting a project that has been in development for several years, "Con Air" scripter Scott Rosenberg has been brought on to pen a full rewrite of Universal Pictures and Imagine Entertainment's…
To coincide with the opening of the 54th Venice Intl. Film Festival on Wednesday, Italian producers association ANICA will launch a new Internet site containing a comprehensive reference to Italian…
Electronics makers Sony Corp. and Sharp Corp. said Thursday they will raise the price of some consumer audiovisual goods in Thailand beginning in September because of the depreciation of Thai…
Like the finale in a dazzling if somewhat uneven fireworks display, the 1997 summer movie season is going out with a bang: Ten wide releases will burst onto screens in the season's final two weekends.
The U.K.'s BBC has inked a 10-year pact with Beyond for the Aussie distributor to exclusively oversee the international distribution of the pubcaster's flagship science and technology show…
Nelvana Ltd.'s strategic shift from third-party service productions to proprietary production has generated more profit on lower revenue.
Thesp Kevin Gage has signed on to topline "Rune," a gruesome thriller from Shooting Gallery, the Gotham indie production company confirmed Thursday.
In an effort to snare and retain the attention of Internet surfers, Paramount Stations Group struck a deal Thursday with online content packager Planet Direct, calling for the Internet company to…
Warner Bros. has inked a deal with "Devil's Advocate" scribe Jonathan Lemkin to pen the sequel to the studio's 1996 blockbuster, "Twister."