The Walt Disney Co. has tapped scribes Cinco Paul and Ken Daurio to pen "Yeller," a high-concept comedy, for a mid- against high-six figures.
Producer Gale Anne Hurd's two production banners, Pacific Western and Valhalla, have folded into Valhalla Motion Pictures.
The spirit of David Merrick lives. George C. Wolfe appeared on PBS' "The Charlie Rose Show" Monday night to pan Ben Brantley's New York Times pan of "The Wild Party," produced by the Public Theater…
The second annual Nashville Screenwriters Conference has announced its list of panelists for this year's confab, skedded for May 19-21.
Article27, an online venture to distribute arthouse movies around the world, has completed a multimillion-dollar round of fund-raising in preparation for launch this summer.
CBS has locked in plans for the launch of "Big Brother," setting July 6 as the premiere date for the much-anticipated summer reality skein.
E! Online has clinched a pact with Australian-based entertainment and online company Tribe, allowing both groups to access each other's content.
Struggling exhib Silver Cinemas, whose main asset is arthouse chain Landmark Theatres, has closed 17 of its 49 non-Landmark locations and laid off 160 workers.
The Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra's 11th annual Silent Film Gala will be held June 10 at UCLA's Royce Hall. The date was incorrect in Monday's paper. * * * Helmer John Swanbeck was misidentified in a…
Nonprofit org Nosotros will present their annual Golden Eagle Awards on July 28 at the BevHilton Hotel. Nosotros founder Ricardo Montalban will emcee.
Bruce Gyngell, who was the first face seen on Oz TV in 1956, went on to become a senior exec at Kerry Packer's Nine Network and then headed Britain's TV-AM, was honored at Sunday's 42nd annual Logie…