"The Madness of King George" thesp Nigel Hawthorne has inked to star in "Pastmaster," a comedy about power, capital punishment and the underbelly of the law.
Almost every Wall Street investment bank is awaiting a call from MGM chairman Frank Mancuso to say who has been picked to arrange Leo's expected public stock offering.
French pay television giant Canal Plus has cleared the way for the creation of an Italian digital TV consortium with heavyweight local backing from pubcaster RAI, Telecom Italia, Silvio Berlusconi's…
What's reputed to be the world's largest stockpile of stock film and video footage has been created with the acquisition Tuesday by Getty Communications' Fabulous Footage division of Energy Film…
Jon Spector has been named vice president of production at Columbia TriStar TV, reporting to Ed Lammi, executive VP of production.
Kevin Lima and Chris Buck are the co-directors of Disney’s toon “Tarzan,” which is currently in production. An item July 21 attributed the credit incorrectly. Also, Disney’s toon “Mulan” was…
"Kwik Witz," the syndie comedy gameshow from Cleveland-based indie Beau & Arrow Prods, has a new lease on life and a new host.
R “Cop Land” (Miramax): “for violence, strong language and brief nudity.” “Homegrown” (Trimark): “for pervasive drug content, language, some violence and sexuality.” “Intimate Secrets” (New Way…
UPN will begin rolling out its new season lineup Aug. 25, leading off at 8 p.m. with the season premiere of "In the House."
Americast, BellSouth and DirecTV complained to Congress on Tuesday that cablers are trying to hoard programming in an effort to impede competition in the multichannel distribution business.
The balanced budget agreement, which the House and Senate are expected to formally approve as early as today, seals a multibillion-dollar bonanza for broadcasters, who are being handed a huge chunk…