CANADA Kelley Alexander, the longtime director of the Toronto Intl. Film Festival’s Sales Office, has been appointed director of the Rogers Industry Centre, the fest’s business hub. The appointment…
Uma Thurman will take the female lead in Roland Joffe's upcoming "Vatel," which is being produced by Gallic giant Gaumont and Alain Goldman's Legend Entreprises.
In a deal that could fetch as much as $190 million, Windswept Pacific, the music publisher behind numerous hits such as "Mony, Mony," "Shout" and "Why Do Fools Fall in Love," has been put up for sale.
NBC has ordered a one-hour drama pilot from DreamWorks called "The Others," which is written and executive produced by John Brancato and Michael Ferris, the screenwriters behind films like "The Game"…
A British TV institution will be thrown on the scrapheap Friday when ITV's "News at Ten" makes its final broadcast after 32 years at the heart of the web's primetime schedule.
Ken Lipper, the Oscar-nominated producer of the Holocaust documentary "The Last Days," has a verbal agreement with Glenn Close for the actress to host a proposed television series based on the…
February box office reached a gross of $441.8 million, falling short of last year's "Titanic" pace by 5%. The domestic marketplace, meanwhile, hit a B.O. cume of $1 billion on Saturday, taking one…
FROM THE AMERICAN FILM MARKETMyriad Pictures has acquired U.S. distribution rights to Cadence Entertainment's "Kitchen Party," starring Scott Speedman ("Felicity"), Laura Harris ("The Faculty") and…
Italy's National Film School has pacted with satellite movie channel CineClassics and specialist distributor Ripley's Film on "New Visions," a project to restore and distribute 14 forgotten films…
Tom Hoffman has been upped to VP of production for the Disney-based Tom Jacobson Co.
Successful sweeps-month events such as ''The '60s'' and ''Alice in Wonderland'' have brought NBC home first in this year's February sweeps, but even as CBS conceded the month to NBC in households…