After a spirited bidding war, Steve Reuther's Warner Bros.-based Bel Air has landed the screen rights to Ben Sherwood's proposed novel "The Man Who Ate a 747," with Jon Turteltaub attached to direct…
NBC has picked up 13 episodes of a new David Spade animated comedy co-produced by Brillstein-Grey Entertainment and NBC Studios.
Actor-comedian Steve Harvey has signed on with Magic Johnson Management Group.
Avid Technology took home the only Oscar given Saturday by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences during the Scientific and Technical Awards gala at the Regent Beverly Wilshire Hotel.
No. 2 Mexican broadcaster TV Azteca attributed a disappointing fourth-quarter 1998 to poor ratings and higher programming costs and issued warnings about the first quarter of 1999.
Atom Corp., a new distribution company focusing on short films, will officially launch today. In addition to selling short live-action movies and cartoons to outlets such as HBO, the Seattle…
VH1 has promoted Lauren Zalaznick to senior VP, original programming and development.
Alexander Golutva, a former director of St. Petersburg's Lenfilm Studios, took over the reins last Wednesday at Russia's State Committee for Cinema -- better known as Goskino -- bringing an end to…
Just three months after being named Miramax's president of distribution, Andy Gruenberg is ankling his post at the minimajor.
With its exec director and internal structure now in place, the new Secure Digital Music Initiative can begin the process of determining which available technology is best for enabling the…