Nine record companies, including Victor Entertainment, sued a music programmer and a satellite broadcaster for 135 million yen ($964,285) in damages for alleged copyright violations.
Dennis Dugan has signed to direct Columbia Pictures' Adam Sandler comedy "Guy Gets Kid."
TNT has signed Gary Cole, the father in "The Brady Bunch Movie" and "A Very Brady Sequel," to head the cast of "Crusade," the weekly sci-fi adventure series that takes up where "Babylon 5" left off.
Maya Angelou's directorial debut "Down in the Delta" will make its world premiere on opening night of the second annual Urbanworld Film Festival, which will showcase 70 black films from Aug. 5-9 in…
Writer-producers Tim Doyle, Ric Swartzlander and Matt Berry have formed their own production company called Reliable TV Service and have inked a three-year overall deal with Touchstone TV worth about…
Canadian broadcast regulators have given the green light to the French-language specialty TV service Canal D to carry advertising for the first time.
Gotham art distributor Artistic License Films has acquired U.S. theatrical rights to Catherine Gund Saalfield's documentary "Hallelujah! Ron Athey: A Story of Deliverance."
Warner Bros., mining its vast Turner/MGM library once again, is setting up a remake of the 1941 William Powell/Myrna Loy comedy "Love Crazy" with Jeff Easton hired to script.
Sixteen blacklisted screenwriters whose names were omitted from films on which they worked will at last get the recognition they deserved.
Gotham literary agent Ralph M. Vicinanza has established Created By, a Los Angeles-based management/ production company formed around many of his science-fiction author-clients and their previously…