The Fox Kids Network/Fox Family Channel kidvid machine Monday unveiled a 1999-2000 production slate of 19 new skeins and more than 600 original half-hour segs highlighted by animated fare featuring…
Imperial Entertainment's Scanbox Asia-Pacific has struck its first deal with principal Oz government film funder the Film Finance Corp. for kidpic "Hildegarde."
Bestselling crime novelist Evan Hunter, who frequently writes under the nom de plume Ed McBain, has inked to write the book for the upcoming Tim & Terri Childs/Jujamcyn Theaters tuner "The Night They…
Julie Moran, senior correspondent and weekend anchor for Paramount's syndie stalwart "Entertainment Tonight," has reupped with a rich seven-figure deal that will keep her in the "ET" fold for the…
For more Oscar coverage, visit Variety’s ACADEMY CENTRAL Here is the complete list of nominees for the 71st annual Academy Awards. PICTURE “Elizabeth,” Working Title production, Gramercy; Alison…
Cinar Corp. announced Monday that it has acquired the film library of Leucadia Film Corp. of Salt Lake City, including 12 family features.
Discovery Channel will boost its presence further in South Asia within the next couple of months. The channel has been operational in India for several years and has decided to carry its expansion to…
New Line execs confirmed Monday that they finally reached a deal to make a feature film from "Hedwig and the Angry Inch," the Off Broadway musical by John Cameron Mitchell and Stephen Trask.
Lachlan Murdoch, son of News Corp. chairman Rupert Murdoch, was elevated Monday to a senior post overseeing News Corp.'s U.S. print operations in the latest sign that the 27-year-old Murdoch is being…
In Berlin, "Saving Private Ryan" director/producer Steven Spielberg said he was fine "when they peeled me off the ceiling and I was able to take a deep breath." He said he spent the day rehearsing…