MGM has set Robert De Niro to star in "Flawless," which Joel Schumacher has scripted and will direct in New York this fall. The film will be produced by Schumacher in conjunction with De Niro and…
Patricia Furnare has been upped to vice president of post-production services at Sony's worldwide product fulfillment group in the Digital Studios division.
"My Ivy Walls," a book manuscript written by William Morris agent Chris Fenton, has been optioned by Fox 2000 for Diamond Heart Prods.
Broadway is testing the waters for a national weekly newsmagazine of its own.
Mutual Film Co. has appointed Pamela Pickering to head its foreign sales and distribution arm, Mutual Film Intl., the Paramount-based indie announced Friday.
Carlton TV has hooked up with Los Angeles-based Dick Clark Prods. to produce a one-off American version of its ITV reality hit "Neighbors From Hell" for ABC.
Prolific TV scribe Stephen J. Cannell, who once headed one of Hollywood's largest indie TV production outfits, has regained custody of his creative offspring.
Cox Communications Inc.'s net loss trebled to $102 million in the first quarter, it said Thursday, on 9% higher revenues of $415.7 million.
As part of its comeback strategy, Warner Bros. will cut back its output to roughly 20 feature pics per year, down from the average of 28 over the last few years, in an effort to control production…
Ryan Reynolds has joined the cast of Phoenix Pictures' political comedy "Dick," which is being directed by Andy Fleming ("The Craft").
Several well-known comedians, including Chris Elliott ("Cabin Boy"), Kathy Griffin ("Suddenly Susan") and Larry Miller ("The Nutty Professor"), have joined the voice cast of "Dilbert," Columbia…