The Walt Disney Co. is eyeing a former camp for Vietnamese boat people as a site for a new theme park, according to a Hong Kong newspaper.
Good Machine Intl. has cleared a round of sales on a cluster of pics, including "The Muse," "Trick," "Happiness," "Ride with the Devil" and "Three Seasons."
After taking on Jane Austen, the 1970s and the American Civil War, Taiwanese helmer Ang Lee will turn his versatile talents to Chinese chopsocky with his next pic, "Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon."
Horseshoe Bay, the Disney-based partnership between Mark Steven Johnson and Gary Foster, has set up the comedy "Taco Dog" at Village Roadshow Pictures, and has elevated two execs to replace outgoing…
Arthouse king James Ivory will be a headlining guest at the Avignon/New York Film Festival, which is skedded to roll out 20 French and American indies for their New York preems.
CBS Corp.'s Mel Karmazin expressed his keenest interest to date in acquiring rival NBC by asserting before an ad agency group Thursday that the General Electric-owned television network "really…
After a year on rewind, the international video biz may be on fast forward again. The market is worth more than $4 billion annually to Hollywood companies. The studios, in fact, account for 75% of…
Barrymore dons ‘Angels’ wings Drew Barrymore is close to a deal to star in the feature remake of the hit TV skein “Charlie’s Angels” for Columbia Pictures. Barrymore and her Flower Films partner…
Longtime "Saturday Night Live" associate director Robert Caminiti will receive the Directors Guild of America's Franklin J. Schaffner Achievement Award on March 6.
The Eye is open for biz again in Gotham. With just a week left in the February sweeps, WCBS -- a perennial also-ran in the new competish for most of the '90s -- has emerged as a serious contender in…
Barry Reardon, considered by many to be the "dean" of theatrical distribution, has announced he will retire next month, after 17 years as president of Warner Bros. Domestic Theatrical Distribution.