A comedy pitch delivered live by "The Blair Witch Project" creators Daniel Myrick and Eduardo Sanchez to 75 distributors has landed deals in several Euro territories.
While revenues improved 52% over the first quarter of 1999 to $78.5 million, Paxson Communications posted a first-quarter loss of $54.1 million, up from a loss of $7.8 million a year earlier.
After four years, producer Hunt Lowry ("A Time to Kill") is ending his first-look deal at the Walt Disney Co. to become president of Gaylord Films, a newly created pic division of the…
No. 2 U.S. Hispanic net Telemundo will acquire struggling Spanish-lingo femme channel Gems TV.
Lions Gate Films has closed a deal for North American rights to Ken Loach's "Bread and Roses." The shingle won out over several other suitors, including Palm Pictures. Pic, an official competition…
Perhaps some were lured off by the Los Angeles Lakers playoff game, because it was not strictly an industry-laden crowd at the Wednesday's preem of "Battlefield Earth." One clue to the majority of…
Regent-Moonstone, the production and sales partnership between Regent Entertainment and Moonstone Entertainment, has boarded the Boy George autobiog "Karma Chameleon" (formerly "Take It Like a Man")…
In another major boost to its growing portfolio of post-production facilities, Liberty Media Group said Friday it has acquired Virgin Media Group's holdings for $40 million through its Four Media Co…
Isabelle Adjani is returning to the bigscreen after a four-year absence to star in "The Repentant," directed by Laetitia Masson.
Cultish BBC sitcom "The Royle Family" was the only show to cop more than one trophy at the BAFTA TV awards Sunday night, in an event otherwise dominated by long-established tube talent.
2010, the film and TV subsid of giant Spanish media and publishing group Planeta Group, is in advanced talks to sign with the Warner Bros.-based Morgan Creek, marking its first major output deal. The…