Joe Wizan and Don Schneider's Phase One Prods. has optioned Peter Mayle's bestselling comic novel "Chasing Cezanne."
As anticipated, Scott Greenstein has joined specialized film company October Films as co-president alongside partners Bingham Ray and John Schmidt, October said Wednesday (Daily Variety, July 8).
After getting a sneak preview, Australian exhibs believe "The Peacemaker" --- the first feature release from DreamWorks --- will be a big moneymaker.
Sony Pictures Classics has acquired the Cannes-preemed romantic comedy "Afterglow," starring Nick Nolte and Julie Christie, and are targeting a December release with a heavy push for Oscar…
Civic pride came to the fore Wednesday when John Malone's Denver-based Liberty Media agreed to invest $15 million in the Pepsi Center, a new arena to be built by 1999 to house the Colorado Avalanche…
The ITV network, Britain's top-rated web, has appointed David Liddiment as its director of programs.
Sony Corp. said Wednesday that it has applied for approval of a new optical disc format to an international standards body along with Philips Electronics NV and Hewlett-Packard Co.
Sally Field has been tapped for her second directorial assignment (and first for cable), helming an installment of the $50 million-plus HBO series on the Apollo space program, "From the Earth to the…
NetChannel Inc., one of the new hybrid Internet-television creatures hoping to pipe the World Wide Web into your TV, has struck a deal making E! Online its primary provider of entertainment news and…
The domestic box office is expected to burst the $4 billion mark today, approximately two weeks faster than the prior speed record set in 1996. Through the comparable period of last year, box office…
Elliott Gould has inked to co-star in two upcoming features: "American History X" for New Line Cinema and "The Big Hit" for TriStar Pictures, sources said Tuesday.