Marquee Tollin/Robbins, the creative team behind the current theatrical hit "Varsity Blues," has cut multiyear production and development deals with both Warner Bros. and kids cabler Nickelodeon.
Beacon Communications and Kevin Costner have set their sights on Francis Ford Coppola to direct "13 Days" and will begin negotiations this week in hopes of bringing him aboard to helm the David…
Universal confirmed Monday that it will release Imagine Entertainment's Jim Carrey starrer, "Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas" on Thanksgiving weekend 2000.
The new syndicated action hour "Dream Team" from BKS-Bates and Unapix Entertainment has the green light for a two-hour pilot and 20 one-hour episodes for the 1999-2000 season in firstrun syndication.
U.S.-owned Hungarian Broadcast Corp. (HBC), operator of Hungary's M-Sat cable TV nework, has reportedly bought the Ukrainian cable system Studio M, and has received a nod from authorities in Kiev to…
TVT Records has pacted with Charles Koppelman's CAK Universal Credit Corp. for a $23 million line of credit to fund expansion and acquisitions, as part of an aggressive growth strategy at the label.
After securing his place as a Hollywood star, Nicolas Cage is moving into indie production. Cage's Saturn Films banner will make its producing debut on "Shadow of the Vampire," in which John…
NBC's vice president of entertainment press and publicity, Patricia Schultz, resigned Monday after 19 years at the network.
The Entertainment Industries Council has hooked up with experts on drug abuse and health issues to launch a $1 million effort to encourage scientifically based depictions of drug, alcohol and tobacco…
New pay TV outfit the Digital Broadcasting Co. is readying a 12-channel pay-per-view movie service for launch on SkyDigital this summer.