Imagine Entertainment has brought in "American Pie" duo Chris and Paul Weitz to script the "Nutty Professor 2," a sequel to the recent remake of "The Nutty Professor." New film will star Eddie Murphy…
Viacom Inc. agreed to raise its bid for the outstanding 20% of Spelling Entertainment Ltd. by 75¢ a share to $9.75, or $179 million, and won approval for the deal from Spelling's independent…
Working Title Films has launched a low-budget development and production division, dubbed WT2.
Guy East and Nigel Sinclair's Intermedia Films has secured $300 million in production financing under two separate facilities from Chase Securities and Societe Generale.
Rupert Murdoch's long-awaited entry into Italy's TV market has been delayed once more.
Charles H. Duggan will produce Jonathan Tolins' newest play, "If Memory Serves" Off Broadway in August.
While welcoming NBC's decision to cut back on its cookie-cutter comedies, Madison Avenue insiders are withholding judgment on whether the net's new fall sked will do enough to reverse its recent…
Miramax Films has extended its first-look writing and producing agreement with Lucky Gold.
ABC is moving several hit comedies to bolster its Tuesday lineup without "Home Improvement," and the web will dip its toe into the Thursday comedy business.
Producer Arthur Sarkissian has signed a two-year, first-look deal with New Line. "Arthur introduced us to 'Rush Hour,' a project that turned into the biggest movie in New Line's history," said Jay…