Bolstered over the years by British-based fare, A&E will "buy American" in 1998-99, greenlighting its first U.S.-based TV movies and minis. Included are "Murder in a Small Town" starring Gene Wilder…
Indie production company Magic Hour Pictures has signed a $20 million production deal with a N.Y. investment banking firm, which chose to remain anonymous.
Cameron Diaz is close to the goal line on negotiations for the female lead in "Any Given Sunday," the gridiron drama that Oliver Stone will direct for Warner Bros. this fall.
Warner Bros. is investigating investment in cinema construction, including multiplexes, in Moscow, following an April 24 meeting between Moscow Mayor Yury Luzhkov and a WB delegation led by Millard…
Five documentaries will make their U.S. premieres at the first Docfest, which will run May 27-31 at the Directors Guild of America Theater in Gotham.
Advancing in its quest to become a major force in Spanish-lingo media, Sony Pictures Entertainment has inked a deal to acquire Spelling's Latino cabler TeleUno. The purchase, confirmed by sources…
Breckin Meyer and William Fichtner have joined the cast of Banner Entertainment and Columbia TriStar's feature "Go!"
NBC has made a number of summer scheduling moves, while CBS is in talks with Miramax to order six episodes of a "What's My Line?" remake for summer.
Sprightly 83-year-old director Mario Monicelli returns to his commedia roots in his 60th feature, "Dirty Linen," which starts shooting May 4 with a cast that includes Mariangela Melato, Ornella Muti…
Andy Lauer has joined the cast of Disney's romantic comedy, "I'll Be Home for Christmas," which is currently shooting in Canada and is slated for a holiday release.