Theater and film producer Robert Fryer will be honored at a memorial service at the Broadhurst Theater Nov. 9 at noon. Speakers will include Michael Blakemore, Cy Coleman, Betty Comden, Adolph Green…
Jon Bon Jovi has been cast as the lead in "Vampires: Los Muertos" for Sony-based Screen Gems. Production will begin early next year on locations in Mexico.
Moviewatch, the proposed 24-hour cable network that plans to fill its schedule with information about movies, has named Gary Thorne to the post of president and chief operating officer.
After the successful launch of multiplex theaters in France, Spain, Holland, Germany and its native territory Belgium, international exhibition concern Kinepolis unveiled its first multiscreen venue…
Former "Beverly Hills, 90210" bad girl Tiffani Thiessen is headed back to series television, inking to star in an ABC comedy pilot from scribes Mark Blutman and Howard Busgang ("Boy Meets World").
With the new entries to the syndie TV court genre several weeks into their face-off with veteran gavelers, ratings for the returning shows are beginning to show some wear. While growing 3% from the…
Universal Music Group has pacted with Canal Plus U.S. Technologies to roll out, by the end of the year, an interactive television initiative that focuses on music.
Young scribe Erik Lindsay has signed with Jerry Bruckheimer Films for a comedy feature and a TV pilot. The USC grad will perform a rewrite for "Soul on Ice," a tale of an black inner-city hockey…
The Directors Guild of America has announced four winners in its 2000 Student Film Awards, the sixth year the organization has made the awards.
In his first feature directorial outing in seven years, Peter Bogdanovich will helm "The Cat's Meow" for Lions Gate Entertainment and German production company KC Medien.
After a strong summer, broadcast television is off to a healthy fall. The broadcast nets enjoyed a healthy advantage over cable in primetime household ratings in September, according to a Television…