FROM NATPEThe buttoned-down former Universal Studios topper Frank Biondi is in talks with the hardscrabble King brothers of King World Prods. to become a consultant on mergers and acquisitions for…
Fine Line Features has paid a mid-six figures for North American rights to Jim Fall's dramatic competition entry "Trick," which first screened here Saturday.
Results of a referendum on a merger between the Screen Actors Guild and the American Federation of Television & Radio Artists should start coming in today, according to officials from both unions.
FROM NATPE"Battle Dome" and "The Lost World" -- two titles that describe the mood among many execs at NATPE this year -- emerged with major clearance deals on the first day of horse trading in the…
Ridley and Tony Scott's Scott Free Prods. have become part of the crew team behind a new syndicated drama series centered around the CART racing circuit team owned by Paul Newman and Carl Haas.
Thirteen has proven an unlucky number for Fox's supernatural drama "Brimstone." Signaling the show's cancellation, the network on Friday halted production of the series -- after its 13th episode…
Alison Brown, one of the founders of CG animation and f/x house Blue Sky, has joined film production, digital animation and f/x house Kleiser-Walczak Construction Co. as exec producer of its…
Ray Stark, producer of such classic films as "The Night of the Iguana" and "The Way We Were," will receive the David O. Selznick Lifetime Achievement Award from the Producers Guild of America March 3…
The Berlin Intl. Film Festival on Tuesday confirmed the lineup of North American titles to compete this year for the Golden Bear.
Sony Pictures Classics co-presidents Michael Barker, Tom Bernard and Marcie Bloom have acquired North American rights to "The First Day (Midnight)," the next film by "Central Station" helmer Walter…