Writer-director Nicholas Brandt will helm the drama "Sugar Mountain" for Outlaw Prods. and Warner Bros.
The hit kids phenom "Teletubbies" again proved a big earner for the BBC last year, with the series and related products generating sales of £32 million ($51 million), well up on $37 million in 1997.
RKO Pictures has tapped NBC alum David Marko as VP of television. He'll continue to develop existing show projects and make outside acquisitions for RKO's year-old TV department.
Writer-actor Milo Addica has signed a deal with musicvideo, commercial and feature production outfit Oil Factory to adapt Peter Plate's novel "One Foot off the Gutter" for the bigscreen.
S3, a growing supplier of graphics and video accelerators for the Internet, has acquired Diamond Multimedia, the maker of portable music playback devices such as the Rio. The Santa Clara-based S3…
Musicland Stores is going after the funny bone to promote its new Web site, SamGoody.com, set to launch today.
The megabuck bidding war to secure rights to France's top soccer games has gone into overtime, with the two main players being told to re-evaluate their offers.
Large format pic producer L-Squared Entertainment ("T-Rex: Back to the Cretaceous") has secured $50 million in financing from investment outfit Centre Solutions to begin producing two pics per year…
Everything's coming up roses for the woman who's won more Tony Awards than anyone in the business. Julie Harris, who has won five statuettes, will seek her eleventh nomination toplining "Scent of the…
German telco Deutsche Telekom (DT) said Tuesday it would sell just the majority of its cable systems.
The national box office finally passed 1998's former record pace Friday, finishing the weekend with a $3.05 billion cume. Strong debuts for Disney's animated "Tarzan" and Paramount's dramatic…