VISIT VARIETY'S SUNDANCE 2000 There hasn't been much snowfall in Park City yet, but there has been a flurry of acquisitions activity. Sony Pictures Classics struck first on Saturday, closing a deal…
Celeb restaurant chain Planet Hollywood Intl. emerged from U.S. Bankruptcy Court Friday with a second chance to make a go of its struggling business. "We're back in the game," chairman-CEO Robert…
After 10 seasons, countless cast changes and even more hairstyles, "Beverly Hills, 90210" will end its run at the end of this season.
British Screen Finance has agreed to be absorbed into the U.K.'s new Film Council, which opens for business in April.
Microsoft is expected to announce today that it has paid $56 million for a stake in interactive TV service Intertainer. The investment is widely viewed as a defensive move to bolster the software…
The RIAA has fired the latest shot to echo through cyberspace in the battle over content control, filing suit in New York federal court Friday against MP3.com.
After several delays, regulator Canadian Radio-Television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) is finally set to kick off the process to greenlight a slew of specialty TV services.
There's a new lion roaring at MGM. Helmer John Woo and producing partner Terence Chang have ankled the Sony lot and signed their Lion Rock Prods. to a first-look film and television deal that will…
Catherine Zeta-Jones (“The Mask of Zorro,” “Entrapment”) is in talks to star in Steven Soderbergh’s newest pic, “Traffic.” Pic is in turnaround from Fox 2000, and is being produced by Laura Bickford…
Australian helmer Craig Monahan's pic "The Interview" is set to bow in the U.S., initially in Seattle, on Feb. 18 via distrib the Cinema Guild.
Amy Schiffman has been named vice president of books and literary properties at the Gersh Agency.
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