The videogame wars heated up Wednesday as Nintendo unveiled plans for its next-generation console that will play games on DVDs, instead of cartridges, and integrate its faster, graphics-enhanced…
A deal is imminent for Elizabeth Berkley to star in the upcoming West End revival of Julian Barry's "Lenny." Part of a swap deal between American and British Actors' Equity, Berkley will play Honey…
Kermit Smith, one of the partners behind Italian arthouse banner Lucky Red, is celebrating the successful indie distrib's 10th anniversary with the unveiling in Cannes of Key Films, a specialized…
Bob Clark ("Baby Geniuses") will direct Behaviour Worldwide's long-gestating $30 million adaptation of "Tom Thumb."
Burt Reynolds will direct and star in Bigel/Mailer Films and Kushner-Locke's "The Last Producer," which begins shooting in Los Angeles this month.
The Oz film and TV industry is reeling after Victorian State Coroner Graeme Johnstone found producer Jan Chapman and helmer Shirley Barrett partly responsible for the death of a professional stuntman…
As part of its accelerated push into English-lingo projects, Studio Canal Plus will fully finance a new quartet of pics from American indie filmmakers Kathryn Bigelow, George Romero, John Waters and…
Veteran baseball producer John "Flip" Filippelli has ankled Fox Sports to join ABC Sports as veep of production.
Icon Entertainment Intl. is handling foreign sales for the Paramount Pictures thriller "Bless the Child," starring Kim Basinger.
Nickelodeon promoted Douglas Greiff to VP, development, it was announced by Kevin Kay, senior VP of production for the kids cabler.
Cable TV stocks surged to new heights Wednesday in the wake of Cox Communications' $4 billion offer to buy Texas-based TCA Cable Inc., a low-profile cabler whose shareholders include software…