Intermedia Films is in final negotiations to strike a two-year, first-look deal with Nicolas Cage's Saturn Pictures, adding to an array of similar pacts the company has made following its IPO in…
Jonathan Wald has been tapped executive producer of "NBC Nightly News With Tom Brokaw," replacing David Doss, who ankled the post abruptly last month.
Vox Generation, a European company working with wireless and voice-activated technology, has tapped Chafic Najia CEO. Najia was senior veep and managing director of the Walt Disney Co.'s Go.com…
Cary Brokow's Avenue Pictures has acquired Peter Elkoff's spec "Get Well Soon" and attached James Merendino to direct and produce.
John Crowley makes his New York directorial debut with the Roundabout Theatre's production of "Juno and the Paycock." The Sean O'Casey play opens at the Gramercy Theater Oct. 9. In 1999, Crowley…
As yet another sign of Viacom synergy, MTV will produce the halftime show for Super Bowl XXXV, which will air Jan. 28 on its corporate sibling CBS.
Can a whole industry declare bankruptcy? The down-at-the-heels exhibition biz is doing its best. Edwards Theatres said Wednesday it filed for Chapter 11. Carmike Cinemas did the same a few weeks ago…
Writer-producer Chip Johannessen has signed a multiyear drama development pact with Studios USA. Johannessen most recently exec-produced the Fox pilot "Ultraviolet."
Quincy Jones Media Group and Gerber Pictures are teaming to produce what is known as the "untitled Looney Tunes car project." Outing is Warner Bros. Animation's first feature foray into the Looney…
France's public broadcasting body, the Conseil Superieur de l'Audiovisual, on Tuesday reappointed Marc Tessier as head of public TV holding France Television for a five-year stint.
New plays by Arthur Laurents, A.R. Gurney and Athol Fugard are among the highlights of the upcoming season at New Jersey's major theaters. There will be revivals of musicals featuring the songs of…