New Line Cinema has optioned freshman screenwriter Joe Gangemi's theological horror spec "Black Ice" for an undisclosed amount.
Universal TV and Fox Broadcasting Co. have inked a talent holding deal with Moon Zappa and are developing a sitcom for her that will be considered for fall 1998.
The 16th annual Vancouver Intl. Film Festival wrapped Sunday after two weeks, during which 285 features and shorts were unspooled for the biggest-ever fest audience --- more than 120,000.
Jamie Kennedy, who co-starred in "Scream" and will be seen in its upcoming sequel, has been cast in the lead role of the indie pic "Starfucker" (aka "Dust and Stardust"), which began production last…
CBS parent Westinghouse Electric Corp. received the long-awaited IRS approval to spin off its industrial businesses Friday, putting the restructuring on track to occur by the end of the year.
Chris Petrikin: Lit Picks
The era of lava lamps, platform shoes, beanbag chairs, 8-track and quad will come roaring back --- yet again --- beginning today when cable's Game Show Network strips reruns of that 1970s classic…
MGM has tapped longtime independent media relations specialist Craig Parsons for the newly created position of senior VP of corporate communications and investor relations, starting immediately, the…
Garth Drabinsky's Livent Inc. sold $125 million of bonds Friday, $25 million more than originally planned, giving the legit producer extra cash for future investment in new shows.
Bill Haber, a founding partner of CAA and an adviser to the president of Save the Children, will underwrite a grant to sponsor children's events at the Museum of Television & Radio outposts in Gotham…
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Son of God
Son of God2Daily:$1.4M Cumulative:$31.5M Fox 8.58%
The LEGO Movie
The LEGO Movie3Daily:$1.0M Cumulative:$214.0M Warner Brothers 6.54%