Actress Salma Hayek has inked a two-year, first-look deal to create TV shows in English for Columbia TriStar TV and in Spanish for the Sony-run Telemundo network.
Lost amidst the ballyhoo surrounding Danny Elfman's re-orchestration of Lalo Schifrin's propulsive, jazzy theme for "Mission: Impossible" in 1996 was this crucial fact: Schifrin based the theme on…
Miramax Films has bought an untitled pitch from novelist and screenwriter George Dawes Green, who has penned books including "The Juror" and "The Caveman's Valentine."
Veteran Italian theatrical impresario Pietro Garinei, who, together with his late creative partner Sandro Giovannini was behind many of Italy's hit musical comedies of the 1950s and '60s, has struck…
The latest deadline for bids for the remaining assets of Polygram Filmed Entertainment has come and gone, and at least three contenders appear to be still in the race.
Actor Robin Williams and director Penny Marshall have become the latest clients of Artists Management Group, the startup management-production banner founded earlier this month by Michael Ovitz, Rick…
MediaOne Group on Tuesday said that its broadband unit has expanded its existing affiliation agreement with Encore Media Group to include Encore's Thematic Multiplex movie channels on MediaOne's…
One thing the board of governors of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences knows all too well: Mess with Oscar award categories and you're bound to be in for a fight.
Adam Sandler, who shot to stardom last year following turns as a luckless crooner in "The Wedding Singer" and a football wimp in "The Waterboy," has pacted with Sony Pictures for an untitled animated…
Buzz Kulik, highly regarded prolific TV director known for eliciting strong performances from his thesps, died Wednesday of heart failure in Los Angeles. He was 76. Kulik, whose career began shortly…
Capping off a year in which U.S. productions have made a sweeping return to Italian lensing, Universal's big-ticket "U-571" will start shooting Monday at Cinecitta in Rome, with Dino and Martha De…