Zak Penn inked a Fox 2000 deal worth high-six against low-seven figures for "Escher's Code," a pitch for a dramatic film about a world controlled by a computer program. The futuristic story pits the…
French major Gaumont has been forced into an executive shuffle, following the decision of Marc du Pontavice to step down as head of Gaumont Multimedia.
Trimark Pictures has acquired video, DVD and pay per view TV rights to Good Machine's controversial arthouse pic "Happiness" for a mid-six figures.
Broadcast.com on Tuesday announced it had inked a deal making Amazon.com the exclusive online retailer of books and music related to its streaming audio and video programming on the Web.
In yet another example of a studio self-financing pilots before shopping them to networks, Studios USA Television has inked a development deal with comedian Sam Seder to create a gritty half-hour…
Relieving the drought of U.S. films allowed into China, "Saving Private Ryan" is doing smash business in that vast market. Released Nov. 20 on 290 screens nationwide, Steven Spielberg's epic has…
European competition chief Karel Van Miert has dropped his investigation into state aid to German pubcasters while indicating that he is continuing to pursue similar probes in France, Italy and Spain.
Where Ellen DeGeneres and Anne Heche live, who represents them and who speaks for them are in flux.
No. 3 Argentine cable operator Supercanal has launched an international division to further overseas growth, but debt problems at home mean it may soon sell a stake -- and U.S. investor Hicks, Muse…
Italy's telco giant Telecom Italia has postponed a final decision regarding a strategic alliance with Rupert Murdoch's London-based News Intl. and France's leading TV web TF1 to create Italy's second…
Miramax Films has acquired worldwide TV and homevideo rights to MacGillivray Freeman's large-format film "Everest."
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