Eric Schaeffer, writer-director of indie pics "If Lucy Fell" and "Fall," will write, direct and star in the comedy "Wirey Spindell."
As part of MTV's plan to revamp its entire programming lineup by year's end, the music channel Monday unveiled five new series that will run in the 10 p.m.-1 a.m. timeslot, or what the network refers…
Sony Pictures Classics' "The Spanish Prisoner" recaptured the top position on the exclusives roster in its sixth weekend. David Mamet's tricky tale of an elaborate con game stole $75,179 from six…
NBC has asked its affiliates to accept a gradual elimination of its $200 million annual affiliate compensation payments and instead use that money to fund a network/affiliate joint venture that would…
GRTV Network has tapped Brooke Thomas as VP of national advertising sales. In his new position, Thomas will be responsible for collecting advertisers into pods which focus on a specific category per…
"Emanuelle" producer Alain Siritzky and Overseas Film Group have banded together to create a genre label -- I Concept Films -- that will produce and distribute 10 to 12 pics per year in the $2…
When "Mr. Magoo" can open at No. 1 position in Germany and in second place in Italy, as happened last weekend, it's a measure of how far the boxoffice in Europe has stumbled from its "Titanic"…
DreamWorks and Paramount's disaster pic "Deep Impact" streaked to a $41.2 million finish for the Mother's Day weekend, according to final figures reported Monday by the studio.
John Houseman theater owner Eric Krebs appears to have beaten out rival Ben Sprecher, owner of the Variety Arts and the Lucille Lortel, in a race to lease what will be Off Broadway's newest theater.
Mitchell Praver has been named senior veepee of new media for National Geographic Ventures.