Former shopping cart wrangler Darren Lemke has sold his third pitch since coming to town in May, to 20th Century Fox for JD Prods.' Jane Hamsher and Don Murphy to produce.
Pressure from senior news staffers at the BBC has forced a delay in the pubcaster's controversial plans to harmonize news programming production for TV and radio (Daily Variety, Sept. 18).
The Sundance Institute and the Producers Club of Maryland have created a fellowship to help directors from the Sundance labs bring their projects to the bigscreen. The annual $10,000 fellowship will…
Trimark Pictures has acquired all North American rights to Wayne Wang's "Chinese Box," which screened at this year's Venice and Toronto film festivals.
Fox Searchlight Pictures has agreed to produce "Save Me," the first feature from Rob Epstein and Jeffrey Friedman, the Oscar-winning team that produced and directed the Emmy-winning "The Celluloid…
SVT Sales, the commercial arm of Swedish Television, has picked up worldwide distribution rights for "Friends & Enemies," the Swedish soap that has sparked a legal slugfest in both England and Sweden…
Ted Turner has answered any questions about what he plans to do with the money he's made from selling his company to Time Warner. At a dinner Thursday in his honor, Turner committed $1 billion…
Some 22 scientific and technical achievements by entertainment-industry technologists have been chosen from a galaxy of accomplishments for Academy Award consideration, the Academy of Motion Picture…
NBC Europe announced a 20% boost over last year in its pan-European distribution at its annual programming launch Thursday, with the net now being received in about 50 million European homes.
Cinergi Pictures Entertainment decided to sell its major assets and return the remaining cash to shareholders after unsuccessfully trying to sell itself to Walt Disney Co., Phoenix Pictures and New…
Just months after his short-lived sitcom attempt, former latenight talker Arsenio Hall has agreed to star in a 20th Century Fox TV drama pilot for CBS next year.