Artisan Entertainment has snatched up two projects for producers Tracie Graham and Alison Rosenzweig: "Ladies Night," a pitch delivered by scribe Maisha Yearwood; and "The Manifestant," a script by…
Entertainment lawyer Konrad L. Trope has been named a partner at Rosenfeld, Meyer & Susman, where he will work with independent production and distribution companies.
Randolph Pitts has joined independent distribution and production company Independent Artists as its co-president of filmed entertainment, where he will work with IA co-president Jim Hanson.
Next stop on the Disney consolidation world tour: ABC Daytime and Buena Vista Television will announce today that they've merged their development units.
Artisan Pictures has elevated Steve Rothenberg to president of domestic theatrical distribution.
Powered by the theatrical release of "Dogma," Lions Gate posted third-quarter results that the company is hailing as its best ever.
The Rodger Hess Prods. revival of "Finian's Rainbow" replaces the previously scheduled "The Night They Raided Minsky's" at L.A.'s Ahmanson Theatre this summer, from July 12 to Sept. 3.
While the long-term future of UPN may still be in doubt, the struggling weblet can at least claim credit for one of the more astounding Nielsen rebounds in recent memory.
"Ladies Man" star Alfred Molina has closed a deal to co-star with Johnny Depp and Juliet Binoche in "Chocolat," the Miramax romantic comedy directed by Lasse Hallstrom.
Spanish actress Penelope Cruz will play the female lead opposite Nicolas Cage in Working Title's "Captain Corelli's Mandolin." John Madden is directing the epic romance.
In the wake of alleged abuses by film and TV companies, the Canadian government's Heritage Dept. has issued a report calling for tighter auditing of the publicly funded film and TV tax-credit program…