Universal has paid mid- against high-six figures for Greg Mitchell's Little League baseball memoir "Joy in Mudville" for Tom Hanks and Gary Goetzman's production shingle, the Playtone Co.
In a so-so frame for freshmen in Europe, foreign debutantes "The World Is Not Enough," "The Bone Collector" and "Double Jeopardy" provided most of thrills at the international box office.
Danny DeVito is in talks with Warner Bros. to helm the supernatural religious thriller "Revelations" for studio producers Village Roadshow and the Canton Co.
Creative Planet, which operates a network of Web sites for entertainment professionals, has acquired rights to a line of production software developed by Screenplay Systems.
Jon Stewart wasn't laughing much at Comedy Central's "Millennium Party," sponsored by the comedian's "Daily Show."
Independent Cinema Distributors is planning to build 500 luxury screening rooms, strictly to show indie work, inside major book, music and coffee retailers.
Kevin Spacey is in final talks to star for Steve Reuther's Bel Air in "Pay It Forward," a film to be directed next year by Mimi Leder.
South African pay television station M-Net has listed itself on the Nigerian stock exchange (NSE), taking the company into the most populous market in Africa.
New Millennium Entertainment co-presidents Michael Viner and wife Deborah Raffin have won another round in their long-running legal battle with NewStar Media, current owner of the audio book company…
Viewer's Choice, the dominant pay-per-view distributor in the U.S., will celebrate New Year's Eve with the Artist Formerly Known as Prince.
Fox apparently finds "That '70s Show" groovy. Very groovy. The network has picked up two full years of the Carsey-Werner laffer, which will guarantee it a spot on the air until at least 2002.
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