Polygram Filmed Entertainment is joining with BBC Films to co-finance "Snarl Up," which Michael Winterbottom will direct.
Dispensing with the usual rules of on-air decorum, MSNBC talking head Keith Olbermann used Monday's edition of his "Big Show" to launch a pointed verbal broadside at one of his competitors: Matt…
Star Choice, one of Canada's leading direct-to-home satellite services, has been given a license to deliver television services via satellite to cable operators, it was announced Tuesday by the…
Columbia Pictures has agreed to finance and distribute the ensemble comedy "Life of the Party" from writer-director Greg Mottola.
Newly launched indie distrib Advanced Filmveleih will bring four pics to German cinemas by the end of this year. Advanced's 1998 slate includes David Caffrey's "Divorcing Jack," Alex de la Iglesia's…
Less than two months after reports surfaced that former Island Pictures president Mark Burg would join Chris Blackwell's Palm Pictures, the deal has fallen apart.
CBS Corp. will complete its transformation to a "pure play media company" within two weeks by selling off its energy services group and its government services operation for about $1.5 billion…
Warner Bros. has bought rights to author Billy Connelly's unfinished novel "Void Moon" for producer Billy Gerber.
Michael Bonner has been named veepee of business development for Barry Diller's USA Broadcasting.
Canadian producer Filmline Intl. has come on board the TV drama series "The Secret Adventures of Jules Verne," transforming the project from a British-American co-venture into a Canadian-British…
NEW YORK -- For the past two decades, Tele-Communications Inc. has towered over the cable industry like a colossus, taking its cue from John Malone, the powerful TCI chairman.