Barry Diller's USA Networks is taking another shot at filming a sitcom despite the staggering failure rate of previous laffer attempts on basic cable.
Controversial mainland Chinese filmmaker Zhang Yuan's "Seventeen Years" is the final title chosen to compete in the 56th Venice Intl. Film Festival, which runs Sept. 1-11.
Animation company Nelvana was sowing and reaping Thursday, with the multimillion-dollar purchase of rights to a Japanese animation series and quarterly financials boosted by recent strategies and…
Actors-turned-scribes Andrew Lowery and Andrew Miller have closed a guaranteed two-picture deal with Miramax Films worth more than $1 million.
The Academy of Television Arts & Science's first female chairman and CEO, Meryl Marshall, has been re-elected this week after an unopposed run as the ATAS topper.
Warner Bros. has upped Polly Cohen to vice president, theatrical production.
"X-Files" star David Duchovny sued 20th Century Fox Film Corp. Thursday, alleging that the studio has cheated him out of millions of dollars in profits from the television series.
As expected, News Corp., Time Warner, CBS, Disney and Discovery Communications confirmed Thursday the formation of the Advanced Television Copyright Coalition, which aims to protect broadcasters from…
Siggraph '99 closes its digital doors today with many attendees saying the 26th annual week-long computer graphics confab and recruitment fest in L.A. showed little they hadn't seen before.
Brent Forrester's comedy pitch "Gazillionaire" has made him a millionaire. New Line Cinema has paid Forrester a heady $1 million to write up his idea described as "The Great Gatsby" as a broad comedy.
Natasha Henstridge will join Gwyneth Paltrow and Ben Affleck in Don Roos’ “Bounce” for Miramax. The drama unfolds as Affleck’s character gives away a plane ticket to an anxious traveler in order to…
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