Reflecting ongoing efforts to cut costs and become more efficient, Televisa reported strong operating results for 1999.
Franchise Pictures has inked a first-look deal with producer Howard Baldwin and closed a pact with major Japanese distributor Nippon Herald for a trio of pics.
HBO is trying to woo younger viewers ringside with "KO Nation," a new Saturday afternoon boxing series hosted by former MTV personality Ed Lover.
Underscoring the vibrancy of Spain's toon production sector, Barcelona-based Filmax has created a shingle called Bren Entertainment.
After producing for DreamWorks the holiday sleeper "Galaxy Quest" and the Irish comedy "An Everlasting Piece," which helmer Barry Levinson recently wrapped, Mark Johnson is ending his first-look deal…
Helmer Steve Carr ("Next Friday") is attached to direct "Hoedown" at Sony's Columbia Pictures.
SINCE WE’RE IN THE MIDDLE of an election year, which brings out the worst in everyone, it seems as good a time as any to ask this question: Why do comics run away from being comical? We need our…
Artisan Entertainment has attracted Oscar nominee Helena Bonham Carter to co-star in "Novocaine" opposite Steve Martin. Summit Entertainment, where Artisan has an output deal, is handling foreign…
David Javerbaum, a scribe for "The Daily Show," and former staff writer for "Late Show with David Letterman," has won the Richard Rodgers Development Award for his new musical, "Suburb."
Joel Cheatwood, the controversial exec who caused a firestorm in Chicago by hiring Jerry Springer to provide news commentary, has been named vice president of news for the CBS Television Stations.
After a year of negotiations, talent agents have been shoved back to square one in efforts to reach a landmark deal with the Screen Actors Guild to update its regulations. "The deal is a mess," one…