Fox Family Films has acquired T.C. Smith's and Peter Spears' spec script "Plucked" in a low-six-figure to mid-six-figure deal.
Bill Bellamy, the comedian, film actor and MTV personality, has inked a deal with Universal Television to star in a comedy series being developed for him. No network is yet attached to the project.
The National Assn. for the Advancement of Colored People is accepting submissions for nominations for the 29th NAACP Image Awards, set for broadcast in February. Deadline is Oct. 31, and the…
The Hispanic cable network Galavision will launch Si-TV, a one-hour weekly programming block that the web claims represents the first TV service designed for English dominant/bilingual Latinos, on…
Ten writers have been selected from more than 4,000 applicants as finalists in the 1997 Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences Nicholl Fellowships in Screenwriting competition.
Gregg Bello, fresh from a noteworthy performance in Hollywood Pictures' "G.I. Jane," will star with Robin Williams in TriStar's "Jakob the Liar," set to begin shooting this month in Central Europe.
Australia's Beyond Films has nabbed worldwide rights, excluding Canada, to "Heart of the Sun," a romance set during the Great Depression and currently shooting in Edmonton, Alberta.
EchoStar Communications Corp. on Sunday will launch its third satellite (EchoStar III) from Cape Canaveral Air Station in Florida, allowing the satcaster to expand its channel offerings via the Dish…
In yet another shift at Ciby 2000, Michel Derbesse, managing director of the Bouygues Group --- which owns the production company --- has been named chairman of the Ciby 2000 supervisory board.
Alliance Communications announced Thursday that it has kicked off Toronto lensing on "Family of Cops III," the latest installment in the series of suspense vidpics toplining Charles Bronson.
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Heaven is for Real1Daily:$2.4M Cumulative:$34.5M Sony / TriStar -2.10%
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