Miramax is taking off with Eric Wald's "View From the Top," having purchased the tyro screenwriter's spec script for $450,000 guaranteed against $600,000.
Warner Bros. is negotiating with the "Mummy" team of director Stephen Sommers and thesp Brendan Fraser for a remake of "Around the World in 80 Days," the 1956 Oscar winner from United Artists about a…
The European Commission is expected to announce in July that it will allow United Intl. Pictures to continue marketing films in Europe for its three Hollywood parent studios, a commission official…
Emmis Communications has emerged as a contender to buy Sinclair's radio station group after inking a deal that paves the way for Emmis to acquire Sinclair's radio and TV outlets in the St. Louis…
Fox News Channel is developing an hourlong primetime news/interview program for anchor Paula Zahn. Show is slated to run weeknights at 10 p.m., filling the timeslot occupied by soon-to-depart anchor…
Robert Redford has scratched himself from the starring role of golf pic "The Legend of Bagger Vance," and word is that Brad Pitt tops the list to replace him.
The seventh annual Art Film Festival in this bucolic spa town wrapped with brilliant weather, an appearance by Sophia Loren and the awarding of the top feature film prize to "Love Is the Devil," Brit…
The New York Knicks' valiant playoff run is over, leaving NBC with the lowest Nielsen average for an NBA Finals since 1981.
Trimark Pictures has acquired domestic rights in all media to the indie road pic "Taillights Fade," starring Denise Richards, Jake Busey, Breckin Meyer, Elizabeth Berkley and Tanya Allen, for a low…
The National Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences is expected to announce Tuesday that the 2000 Grammy Awards will be held at the Staples Center near downtown Los Angeles.
In a busy lap at the foreign box office, "The Matrix" revived a heat-blighted Europe, while "Tarzan" and "Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me" kicked off their overseas campaigns in high gear.