Touchstone and Caravan have made a low- against mid-six figure deal with writers David Diamond and David Weissman for the romantic comedy pitch "Coins in a Fountain."
Sony Corp., Sharp Corp. and Philips Electronics N.V. have developed a test 42-inch-wide, flat-panel PALC (plasma addressed liquid crystal display). The displays are thinner than conventional monitors.
Producers Andy Vajna and Gale Anne Hurd are now the uneasy co-owners of --- but not quite partners in --- the "Terminator" motion picture franchise.
Producers Morris Ruskin and Mary Skinner have partnered with international distribution execs Lynn Mooney and George Marinos to form Shoreline Entertainment, an independent production and foreign…
Cable's Sci-Fi Channel on Nov. 2 will participate in what it is calling the first-ever live drama simulcast on both national TV and the Internet when it airs an adaptation of the H.G. Wells tale…
A small but growing niche in the soundtrack market is the commercial release of original recordings of classic film scores. But it's only possible in rare instances when the studios have been savvy…
What was once a small coterie of entrepreneurs, music libraries have become big business, fueled by a recent rash of consolidation that has narrowed the power base to less than a handful of worldwide…
"Men in Black" continues to rake in the dough, this time in the Czech Republic, where it chalked up the largest-ever opening weekend box office.
Director Larry Clark has signed Vincent Kartheiser and Natasha Wagner to play young drug addicts in "Paradise," the film he's prepping as his follow-up to "Kids."
It's been a tough sell for producers pushing the many music biz biopics on such big names as Elvis Presley, Otis Redding and Janis Joplin. Just a few of the several projects appear headed for a…
Almira Malyshev has been upped to VP, international sales, at Kinnevik Media Properties. Handling worldwide sales for Kinnevik outside the U.S., Malyshev worked for New York-based Hexon before…