Lions Gate Entertainment has picked up North American rights to Errol Morris' documentary "Mr. Death: The Rise and Fall of Fred A. Leuchter Jr." for a mid-six figures.
Italian film director Franco Zeffirelli and British TV commentator David Frost have teamed up to launch Europe's newest niche TV venture, the Opera Channel.
CLT-Ufa has picked up multi-territory rights from L.A.-based Independent Artists to Jeff Franklin's unromantic romantic comedy "Love Stinks."
Univision is getting into the movie business. The nation's dominant Spanish-lingo broadcaster unveiled plans to add original telefilms to its primetime lineup this fall in Wednesday's upfront sked…
Vince Vaughn has inked to play the lead in Gregory Mosher's "The Prime Gig" for Cary Woods' Independent Pictures.
About 85 employees at Hollywood post-production house Editel/L.A. will lose their jobs when the company closes its doors next month, according to IATSE officials.
Kushner-Locke Co. lost $4.5 million in the March quarter, up sharply from its loss of $679,000 a year earlier, as it shifted its business away from Hollywood and toward its Internet information…
New Line Cinema will finance a big-budget adaptation of "Million Dollar Heroes," the latest work from comic book entrepreneur Scott Mitchell Rosenberg ("Men in Black").
Latin heartthrob Ricky Martin's first English-language disc is the nation's, and the year's, best-selling album thanks to a well-planned campaign and a hit single.
Paramount Classics has jumped into the buying market, snapping up the American and U.K. rights to Rod Lurie's "Deterrence."
The FCC approved EchoStar's purchase of satellite airwaves from MCI/News Corp. Wednesday, clearing the way for the satcaster to offer up to 500 channels by early next year.