Warner Bros. is in final talks to pick up the espionage thriller "The Catcher Was a Spy" as a vehicle for George Clooney to star, with Clooney, Robert Lawrence and Andrew Lazar producing.
A deal has been inked for helmer James Lapine to mount his new play, "Who's On Top," Off Broadway at Playwrights Horizons.
Radio advertising revenues soared 18% in February, prompting Radio Advertising Bureau head Gary Fries to call the four-week period "as good a month as radio has ever had."
SBS Broadcasting's chairman and CEO Harry Evans Sloan told Daily Variety the company has put plans to move into Poland "at the top of its agenda."
Connecticut's down-to-the-wire upset win over Duke in Monday's men's college basketball championship game left this year's contest with the lowest hoops final ratings since 1972 and the lowest ever…
Universal Pictures has upped senior veepee Edward Egan to executive vice president of Universal Pictures Marketing, where he now will serve as second-in-command to prexy Marc Shmuger.
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer may ask its bank lenders to increase its $1.3 billion credit line by $200 million to cover its funding needs in coming months, the Lion said in a Securities & Exchange Commission…
Busy Montreal-based Cirque du Soleil is set to launch its third original production in six months, with the world preem of "Dralion" in Montreal on April 22.
Disney Channel has given the go-ahead to three original movies and three original series for its "middle-aged" kids audience (9-11), including two reality series, said Rich Ross, senior VP…
Fine Line is in talks with musicvid director Sam Bayer to take the helm of "Monster's Ball," a project that Sean Penn had been in negotiations to direct before dropping out earlier this year.