Phillip Noyce is attached to direct the high-tech geopolitical thriller "Blast Off" for Polygram/Interscope Films. It's the first project the director will develop under his two-year first-look deal…
KABC-TV is looking to lay down roots in Glendale.
From a record high of 370 entries, 18 programs have been selected as finalists for the 1997 Intl. Emmy Awards. Of these, nine are from the U.K., three from France, two from Canada, and one each from…
The National Hispanic Media Coalition will announce today that it has filed petitions with the Federal Communications Commission to deny the license renewal applications of 10 Southern California…
Granada Prods. has appointed Antony Root as the head of Granada Intl. Drama, a new division to develop and produce telepics and miniseries for the international market.
Computer animation and visual effects production company Rhythm & Hues Studios --- best known for its Oscar-winning work providing the power of speech to animals in 1995's hit pig pic "Babe" --- has…
Universal TV has inked a two-year development deal with "Seinfeld" co-star Jason Alexander, who will develop and produce --- but not star in --- new TV series and made-fors.
A much relieved James Cameron said Monday he was happy with the warm reception his megabudget movie "Titanic" got at its world premiere Saturday in Tokyo.
Showtime, which has suffered in the last year or so from a sparse inventory of exclusive theatrical pictures, has bought pay-cable rights to the movies released by Miramax's Dimension Pictures…
October Films has acquired all North American rights to Merchant Ivory's "A Soldier's Daughter Never Cries" starring Kris Kristofferson and Barbara Hershey.
Hoping to spin a television animation future off a computer online empire, the Seattle-based Headbone Interactive is using the lure of its proprietary technology to attract interest in a series of…