The Kennedy Center has donated $132,500 to three new plays and the theaters that will present them in the latest round of grants from its Fund for New American Plays.
The WB Network has upped four execs in its programming department.
Buena Vista will expand its already lengthy tentacles in the international arena with the establishment of Buena Vista Film Sales as a full-service foreign sales firm, the company announced Thursday.
"The bottom line is that most lots are used for television. When we went to make 'Devil's Advocate,' all the stages were taken up by 'Batman (& Robin).' In New York, Astoria was busy, all booked up."
Fox Family Films has acquired T.C. Smith's and Peter Spears' spec script "Plucked" in a low-six-figure to mid-six-figure deal.
Bill Bellamy, the comedian, film actor and MTV personality, has inked a deal with Universal Television to star in a comedy series being developed for him. No network is yet attached to the project.
The National Assn. for the Advancement of Colored People is accepting submissions for nominations for the 29th NAACP Image Awards, set for broadcast in February. Deadline is Oct. 31, and the…
The Hispanic cable network Galavision will launch Si-TV, a one-hour weekly programming block that the web claims represents the first TV service designed for English dominant/bilingual Latinos, on…
Ten writers have been selected from more than 4,000 applicants as finalists in the 1997 Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences Nicholl Fellowships in Screenwriting competition.
Gregg Bello, fresh from a noteworthy performance in Hollywood Pictures' "G.I. Jane," will star with Robin Williams in TriStar's "Jakob the Liar," set to begin shooting this month in Central Europe.
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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%