LONDON — Producer Kevin McClory said he is in talks with Australian and German film companies to co-produce alternative James Bond 007 features, beginning with a reworking of “Thunderball,” to be…
The valuation phase of Jeffrey Katzenberg's lawsuit against the Walt Disney Co. opened Tuesday with a strange spectacle: Disney general counsel Lou Meisinger cited declining profits from…
In one of the largest library acquisitions of the past decade in German-speaking Europe, Germany's leading independent film distrib Kinowelt Medien has acquired a library of 1,200 titles.
Big Entertainment, the online conglom created by Sci-Fi channel founders Mitchell Rubenstein and Laurie S. Silvers, has added a customized theater directory to its list of services.
NBC affils are fuming over a network plan to add some commercial time in its top-rated series, "ER," which will delay the start of stations' 11 p.m. newscasts.
President Clinton beat Congress to the punch Tuesday with a Rose Garden announcement that he has directed the Federal Trade Commission and the Justice Dept. to investigate the marketing practices of…
Thirteen TV companies have submitted bids for the eight national terrestrial broadcasting licenses due to be assigned by Italy's minister for communications in the next few months.
Jane Seymour and James Keach have inked a deal with Film Roman and MSH Entertainment to produce an animated TV series based on their children's books "Yum" and "Splat."
Miramax Films has tapped scribes Stephen Susco and John Weidner to write the actioner "Airtime" for Scott Ziehl ("Broken Vessels") to direct.
Basic cable harvested more viewers this May than during any other May sweeps period -- and 30 of the 36 ad-supported cable networks monitored by Nielsen either chalked up more households or stayed…