Vet trio aims co-prod'n at U Former Live CEO Roger Burlage, producer Robert Rehme and attorney/finance guru Mel Pearl are in talks with Universal Pictures to create a new deep-pocketed film…
Broadcasters made it clear Friday that they don't like the looks of legislation now making its way through Congress that would allow satcasters to offer a limited package of local channels via…
Now that most obstacles to DreamWorks' studio at Playa Vista appear to be out of the way, Steven Spielberg is cautiously giving himself the luxury of speaking of it as though his dream of a high-tech…
Syndie development for 1999 is starting to pick up steam with word of two strips in the pipeline from Pearson Television and Eyemark Entertainment.
In a Friday missive to the film series' wide-reaching, Internet-savvy fan-base, Lucasfilm took to the Web to release the title of George Lucas' upcoming "Star Wars" film: "Star Wars: Episode I -- The…
Enrique Santos, former senior manager of technology for Disney feature animation, has joined visual effects shop Digital Domain, where he'll serve as director of technology.
Kidvid distribber Bohbot Entertainment says it has lined up $100 million in financing to expand its syndie program slate into an ad-hoc broadcast web under the Bohbot Kids Network banner next year.
Hit Entertainment, a U.K.-based producer of children's and wildlife programming, has sold 10 series to U.S. TV outlets, including Fox Family Channel, Nickelodeon, HBO, Starz!/Encore and Animal Planet.
Moving forward with his look at the music-steeped stretch of Sunset Boulevard known as "the Strip," producer Art Linson has tapped tyro helmer Adam Collis to direct the tentatively titled "Sunset…
A hot spell in Europe provided some stifling competition for bows of "Godzilla" and "Lethal Weapon 4," while "Saving Private Ryan" and "There's Something About Mary" hit the bull's-eye at the…