Director PJ Hogan is in advanced negotiations to helm a $100 million "Peter Pan" for Sony's Columbia Pictures. Hogan, who has a first-look deal at Sony, emerged from a crowded field that had at one…
The 24th edition of the Montreal World Film Festival is light on high-profile Hollywood fare and instead focuses on well-known international auteurs and Canuck helmers.
Paramount-based Nickelodeon Movies, with producing partner Storypolis, has greenlit a computer-animated short based on a children's book by "Bloom County" cartoonist Berkeley Breathed.
Producers Jon Berg and Damien Saccani have set up an untitled house-of-horror thriller at Universal with the goal of releasing the movie into theaters around Halloween 2001. Project is the first…
Theatrical attendance in Sweden is up 30% over last year, largely due to the success of local pics and the Swedish Film Institute is hoping to extend the success of those pictures.
NBCi, the Peacock's Internet wing, will lay off 20% of its staff as part of a planned restructuring compounded by disappointing second quarter results and a stock price that is almost $100 off its…
America's most watched television program won't be winning any Prime Time Emmys come September, but that's not necessarily anything new. Nor is it new to the net who broadcasts it. Emmy voters have…
Interactive TV services provider OpenTV has tapped vet PR exec John Michaeli for the newly created post of VP, worldwide public relations.
When Emmy took her first bow in 1949, Variety, like the public at large, didn't quite know what to make of either her or the medium she represented. Would this new industry truly have such a…
In its first major pickup from the Internet, Joe Roth's Revolution Studios will pimp an animated Web series from MediaTrip.com in theaters next year.
Brazilian scriptwriters have formally convened a national association and elected a board.
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