French pay television group Canal Plus has signed an agreement with Italian pubcaster RAI, bringing the Italian public broadcaster into Canal Plus' Italian pay television company Telepiu.
The presenting team of Gregory Mosher and Bill Haber, having achieved one of Broadway's few financial hits last season in "Freak," has reunited to produce the Julie Taymor-helmed "The Green Bird" for…
October Films has acquired writer/director Val Lik's debut film "Boricua's Bond" for its genre banner Rogue Pictures.
Gotham-based indie distributor Artistic License has picked up rights to "After Life," the second feature from Japanese helmer Hirokazu Kore-Eda.
ESPN chalked up a 10.86 rating in cable homes for the Dec. 13 primetime game between the New York Jets and the Miami Dolphins, harvesting its best Sunday-night National Football League ratings in…
C. Moray Foutz, former Disney animator and president of Academy Prods., a production house for early TV shows and commercials, died Nov. 30 in North Hollywood, following an extended illness. He was…
Travolta ponders next pix Aiming to act in three films — and earn at least $60 million — in 1999, John Travolta is circling a number of upcoming projects. For spring, Travolta and his…
Lapdance 1999, the latest alternative event orbiting Sundance, has unveiled a series of screenings and events slated for Park City.
Michael Pietsch has been named editor-in-chief of Little, Brown and Co., as William Phillips -- who held that title the past 11 years -- stays at the house but drops his administrative duties to…
In a high-stakes litigation, "Mighty Ducks" author and creator Steven Brill sued Walt Disney Pictures and its professional hockey team, the Mighty Ducks Hockey Club Inc.