Miramax Films has signed TV writer Jill Franklyn ("Seinfeld") to pen an English-language version of "Kolya," last year's Oscar-winner for best foreign-language film. "I'm really excited to do an…
The first tipoff that the new Nickelodeon Animation Studios in Burbank, Calif., isn't exactly your typical production facility is the nine-hole, animator-designed miniature golf course on the…
Vincent Gallo's "Buffalo 66" and Noah Baumbach's romantic comedy "Mr. Jealousy" lead a slate of seven films that will be distributed this year by Lions Gate Releasing.
Federal Communications Commission staffers are recommending a one-year delay before TV set makers are required to put V chip-equipped sets on retail shelves.
Actor Gabriel Byrne — who co-stars in the upcoming Randall Wallace-directed “The Man in the Iron Mask” for United Artists as well as Theresa Connelly’s “Polish Wedding” for Fox Searchlight — has…
In exchange for NBC affiliates' helping the network pay the tab on the $13-million-an-episode "ER," stations could get an additional 30-second local spot in "ER" in addition to 90 seconds in another…
Showing further signs of ambition, German distribution house Kinowelt has picked up two new Summit titles: Gregg Araki's "Splendor" and Roger Kumble's "Cruel Inventions."
Sweden, Italy and the U.K. walked off with the Gold Nymphs at the 38th Monte Carlo Television Festival (Feb. 19 26).
It's getting better all the time. Jackie Goldberg, a former schoolteacher who now sits on the Los Angeles City Council, wagged a finger at Hollywood a year ago and declared the run-down district…
In a long-awaited announcement, Paramount Pictures has confirmed the creation of a specialty film division to be headed by Ruth Vitale and David Dinerstein.
The Writers Guild of America will hold informational meetings Tuesday and Thursday in New York and Los Angeles for members interested in upcoming contract talks.