Execs at entertainment congloms like to talk about teaming their subsidiary companies to promote each arm's products, but few ever translate the words into deeds.
A&E Network announced Tuesday that it has inked deals with four Canadian production companies for five documentaries to air on the cabler starting in July.
It was such a simple idea, Ginger Runes Najar couldn't believe no one had tried it before. Najar opened Reel Books, and sells filmbiz-related books in ... theaters!
"Kids" producer Cary Woods has lined up $30 million in equity, including $15 million from a Middle Eastern financier and $10 million from New Line Cinema, to fund his new Gotham-based production…
Heather McComb and Eric Michael Cole will star in the indie drama "Three of Clubs," which marks the directorial debut of "Party of Five" exec producer Ken Topolsky.
Children's Television Workshop has tapped Julian Scott VP of international production and executive producer with the company's Intl. Television Group.
With books now one of the biggest moneymakers in cyberspace, just about everyone is trying to get into the action -- even television networks.
It'll be Howie Mandel sans sidekick when the comedian's new syndie talkshow strip bows June 22.
Garibaldi Prods., currently in post-production on "The Theory of the Leisure Class," announced Wednesday that it will make three other independently financed films within the next year.
In the wake of being left at the altar by Seagram's takeover of Polygram, EMI has released results for the year ending March 31 that read like a warning to anyone else thinking of proposing marriage.
Domestic Film DAILY
PROVIDED BY: Box Office
Dawn of The Planet of The Apes
Dawn of The Planet of The Apes1Daily:$5.1M Cumulative:$148.5M Fox 20.68%
The Purge: Anarchy
The Purge: Anarchy2Daily:$3.6M Cumulative:$36.7M Universal Pictures 7.18%
Planes: Fire and Rescue
Planes: Fire and Rescue3Daily:$2.3M Cumulative:$21.7M Disney 25.48%