Cameron Diaz is near a deal to join Drew Barrymore as the second of the three "Charlie's Angels" for the Columbia feature adaptation of the '70s private eye series.
Black filmmakers in South Africa have come together to form an association aimed at wresting control of the industry from their white counterparts.
Aurora Prods. has picked up the comedy spec "Grillhouse Wall" from Canadian scribe Tim Ware and writer-comedian Sean Cullen.
Moonstone Entertainment, the company behind Robert Altman's "Cookie's Fortune" and Alan Rudolph's "Afterglow," is moving into the television biz.
Rupert Murdoch's Star TV has scored a news coup. For two months the Indian police have failed to ferret out Dara Singh, a fugitive accused in the slayings of Australian missionary Graham Stuart…
Producer Robert Schwartz has optioned the darkly comic spec "47 Dead Bodies" for his Wardenclyffe Entertainment.
A bitter seven-week strike by technicians at the Canadian Broadcasting Corp. ended Saturday with the union voting by an overwhelming majority to accept management's latest offer.
THE OTHER DAY, A PRODUCER friend of mine told me about an especially abrasive encounter he’d had with an agent. “Here was this kid in Calvin Klein black who made me wait for half an hour, then kept…
As CBS topper Mel Karmazin announced CBS' $2.5 billion deal to acquire King World Prods., the hard-charging prexy and CEO let loose with a display of affection toward his newest employee, King World…
Fox Broadcasting Co. has tapped Tony Optican as director of current programming and Matthew Cherniss as programming executive, current programming. In their new role as current programming execs…
Time Warner Cable is getting out of France. Time Warner has sold its Gallic cable operations to Dutch group United Pan Europe Communications (UPC) for $71 million.