Freddie Prinze Jr. is near a deal to star in "Summer Catch," a Warner Bros. romance that marks the feature directing debut of Mike Tollin. Prinze, who's become one of the busiest young leading men in…
New York-based Hart Sharp Entertainment, riding high with the critical success of "Boys Don't Cry," has struck a deal with the U.K.'s FilmFour to develop a biopic of performance artist Leigh Bowery.
Off-lot entertainment production in Los Angeles County edged up 1.66% in 1999, partially reversing the 4.23% slide in 1998 despite significant declines in feature film and television activity, a…
Broadcast Worldwide, a company backed by former Star TV topper Rathikant Basu, plans to launch four regional satellite TV channels in India.
Some thought it would never happen, but a traditionally stodgy Hollywood went digital in 1999. Whether it was debating digital projection, Internet downloads or DVD over Divx, Hollywood took the tech…
Julia Dray has been named president of production of Horseshoe Bay Prods., which is run by producer Gary Foster and writer-director Mark Steven Johnson.
If sales are any indicator, DVD players filled many stockings this past Christmas, signaling that the future of the digital homevideo format will be a merry one.
Barry Diller's USA Networks is eyeing Ovation, a small cable network focused on the arts whose investors include Time Warner and the New York Times.
News Corp. and Cox Communications executives sealed a new retransmission deal late Thursday, restoring the local Fox signal to cable systems in the suburbs of Washington, D.C., Cleveland, Dallas…
Brit megagroup Oasis has confirmed that it's setting up its own record label, Big Brother. The first release will be the band's new album, "Standing on the Shoulders of Giants," which will hit stores…
With TV and Internet program development execs desperately hunting for new comedy hits, Creative Artists Agency is expanding its roster of yuksters-for-hire. Over the past four weeks, the…
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