Seventh Art Releasing has picked up North American rights to "Speaking in Strings," a documentary about gifted musician Nadja Salerno Sonnenberg, from tyro helmer Paola di Florio and producer Lilibet…
Playwrights' Horizons is close to deals that will reunite thesps Blair Brown and David Strathairn in its Off Broadway adaptation of James Joyce's "The Dead."
In the wake of its merger last summer, Alliance Atlantis Communications took a hit that has the company losing money for the year, but post-merger savings are starting to show up on the fourth…
Warner Bros. and Village Roadshow have teamed to acquire Marc Klein & Michael Caleo's untitled comedy pitch, which is being developed as a starring vehicle for "Austin Powers" helmer Jay Roach.
CBS said Tuesday that it has made a multimillion-dollar investment in TiVo, one of two makers of set-top boxes that digitally record and store TV programming. NBC had already invested in TiVo (Daily…
Investment firm Hicks Muse Tate & Furst said Tuesday it acquired 49% of Traffic SA, a Brazilian company with broadcast, cable and pay-per-view rights to some key Latin American soccer events.
Disney and Nicolas Cage's Saturn Films are falling for the pitch "Love on the Run." Disney is close to buying the comedy pitch for a mid-six against high-six figures.
Last week's shuffling of the sitcom deck at ABC already is generating some positive signs about the Alphabet's chances this fall.
Allen R. "Mike" Frischkorn, president of the American Film Marketing Assn., will depart the org when his contract expires in December.
Danish audiences began voting Monday on which of some 159 mainly international channels they want to see broadcast on local TV by TeleDanmark, the largest cable company in the territory.
Warner Bros. said Tuesday it plans to brand its films' directors online through individual Web sites, with the first devoted to Renny Harlin, whose shark thriller "Deep Blue Sea" opens today.