The “Fantasy Island” TV series was produced by Aaron Spelling, and the rights were later sold to Columbia, which is now pitching a remake. The information was unclear in a story Thursday. * * * A…
E! Entertainment Television has finalized and renewed several distribution agreements during Mip Asia.
Academy Award nominee Edward Norton is in final negotiations to join Matt Damon in John Dahl's "Rounders" for Miramax.
The National Board of Review will honor Robert Duvall on Feb. 9 with its 1997 career achievement award at its annual gala dinner at Tavern on the Green.
Dan Curtis Prods. has tapped David Kennedy executive VP to help manage the company's growing movie and TV production slate.
Performers and programs from Singapore dominated the shortlisted nominees for the Asian Television Awards '97, announced Thursday at Mip Asia.
SFX Broadcasting is in negotiations to acquire Pace Entertainment, one of the leading promoters of concerts, legit and motor sport events.
News Corp. is plunging into the natural world in a big way, buying an 80% stake in Television New Zealand's prestigious Natural History Unit production arm.
NBC confirmed that it has hired HBO exec David Bartis to be the new senior VP of primetime series at NBC Studios, replacing Tom Nunan, now UPN's entertainment chief.
Czech entertainment conglom Bonton, in partnership with France's Gaumont, has won a hotly contested bid for a choice property in central Prague.
Continuing to expand its scope, Endeavor has hired former Gotham lit agent Jess Taylor to ramp up its new book-to-film division.