Elie Samaha's Franchise Pictures has set up a three-pic deal with "Bad Lieutenant" helmer Abel Ferrara that will kick off with the drug-dealer kidnapping drama "Our Christmas."
The stock exchange listing of Silvio Berlusconi's empire Fininvest and the group's MedusaFilm unit is getting nearer, sources close to the media mogul said.
Sid Grossfeld, a longtime CBS-TV staff member, died March 8 of cancer at Encino-Tarzana Hospital. He was 71.
NBC named Joel Cheatwood, who was involved with the Jerry Springer debacle at NBC's WMAQ-TV in Chicago, to the post of VP, daytime development for NBC.
Universal Pictures has tapped Marc Shmuger to fill the domestic marketing presidency, less than a month after the announced departure of former marketing heads Buffy Shutt and Kathy Jones, the studio…
Gene Evans, a rugged character actor who appeared in more than 30 films including "Operation Petticoat" and "Walking Tall," died April 1 in Jackson, Tenn., of natural causes. He was 75.
Walt Disney Feature Animation has struck a deal with Elton John's London-based Rocket Pictures to develop a big-budget feature based on Rudyard Kipling's "Just-So Stories," for which the pop star…
Magyar youngsters will soon be able to tune into a Hungarian language version of the Nickelodeon network after the U.S. kids channel sealed an exclusive programming deal last week with Central…
For the first time, a cable network, Nickelodeon, will win the Saturday morning kids ratings race for the broadcast season.
Oscar-winner Holly Hunter and Kiefer Sutherland will star in Phoenician Films' domestic drama "Woman Wanted."