Lakeshore Entertainment has bought a spec script from screenwriter Richard Hatem, who co-wrote "Under Siege II," for a price said to be in the mid-six figures.
Helen Hunt, whose performance in "As Good As It Gets" won her a Golden Globe as well as an Oscar nomination for best actress, has been named 1998 ShoWest Actress of the Year. She will receive the…
Miguel A. Nunez Jr., star of UPN's sitcom "Sparks," has inked to play a major role in "Life," Universal's prison-break comedy toplining Eddie Murphy and Martin Lawrence.
Despite ribbing from CBS prexy Leslie Moonves, Fox Entertainment president Peter Roth said he has no misgivings about programming violent specials like "World's Scariest Police Chases."
Warner Bros. has hired Takashi Bufford ("Booty Call") to script a comedy with the working title "Black to the Future," about two gangsta rappers who travel back through time, visiting significant…
Tim Smyth and Rand Angel of Broken Glass Prods. have begun production on "Do You Wanna Funk," a documentary tribute to the late disco recording artist Sylvester.
FILM SCREENPLAY WRITTEN DIRECTLY FOR THE SCREEN “As Good As It Gets” — Mark Andrus, James L. Brooks, story by Andrus (TriStar Pictures) SCREENPLAY BASED ON MATERIAL PREVIOUSLY PRODUCED OR PUBLISHED…
NOT LONG AGO, I was having lunch with one of the best-known players in the entertainment industry when the conversation turned to the rumors du jour about top management shifts. My luncheon companion…
Actor-director Forest Whitaker has inked his first TV development deal with Columbia TriStar TV, where he has two drama series projects in the works for ABC and Showtime.
A new survey from the European Broadcasting Union maintains that U.S.-made TV shows for kids -- in particular cartoons -- are threatening the traditional children's programming of Europe's pubcasters.
In bicoastal ceremonies that pointedly strayed from contemporary political correctness into more daring satirical territory, the Writers Guild of America presented its highest honors Saturday to…