Fresh off landing its maiden production "The Shade" in the Certain Regard section of Cannes, Gotham-based Whole Nine Prods. has optioned film rights to two books: Susan Hall's nonfiction "Gentleman…
GERMANY Studio Hamburg pulled in a record 413 million marks ($227 million) in revenues last year, a 30% increase over the previous year, according to managing director Martin Willich. In addition to…
MTV Networks has upped Bruce Friend to senior VP, international worldwide research and planning. Previously, Friend was VP, Nickelodeon Worldwide research and planning. In his expanded role, Friend…
Beefing up its Gotham presence, legal powerhouse Proskauer Rose has added veteran music industry litigator Charles Ortner to its ranks.
Destination Film Distribution Co. has landed the North American distribution rights to the Neverland Films/Jersey Shore comedy "Drowning Mona," starring Danny DeVito, Neve Campbell, Bette Midler and…
Oscar-nominated composer Ennio Morricone and his son Andrea Morricone are writing the score for an epic stage musical adapted from Roberto Rossellini's milestone neorealist classic, "Rome, Open City."
Low-profile Mexican TV mogul Angel Gonzalez has bought Chilean broadcaster La Red for $15 million, according to reports in Santiago.
Monica Potter is near a deal to play the female lead in "Mission to Mars," the Disney drama to be directed by Brian DePalma and starring Gary Sinise, Tim Robbins and Don Cheadle.
Miramax Intl. has promoted Cedric Jeanson to exec VP, international sales and distribution for the minimajor and its genre arm, Dimension.
Warner Bros. has re-upped its Mexican distribution deal with Televisa subsid Videocine and the two are studying co-productions.
Digital video recorder maker Tivo Inc. on Monday tapped former J.P. Morgan managing director David Courtney as veep and chief financial officer and Mark Roberts as chief information officer.