October Films Intl. has nabbed U.S., Canada, Australia and New Zealand rights to Mike Leigh's untitled film about operetta kingpins Gilbert & Sullivan, which is budgeted in the $20 million range.
Already the all-time worldwide B.O. champ after dethroning "Jurassic Park," the leviathan "Titanic" is poised to seize the mantle of highest-grossing film outside North America from the previously…
Brillstein-Grey Entertainment has optioned the film rights to "Unreasonable Men," a 47-page nonfiction book proposal by Elizabeth Weil about a motley band of commercial space flight pioneers.
EXCLUSIVEAfter nearly three years and numerous changes in director, producer, script and possible star, the New Line Cinema feature project "Legalese" is being salvaged instead as a TNT made-for-TV…
Village Roadshow Pictures Worldwide has pacted with Columbia TriStar Motion Picture Group on two upcoming projects. Col TriStar has taken all major international rights, with the exclusion of…
Syndie off-network strips had to be content with a bronze-place showing during the first full week of CBS' coverage of the Winter Olympics.
Meg Ryan ("When Harry Met Sally...," "Sleepless in Seattle," "Courage Under Fire") will be a presenter on this year's Oscarcast. It will be her first appearance on an Academy Awards telecast.
After a record-shattering 10 consecutive weekends, "Titanic" dipped below the $20 million mark for the first time since its Dec. 19 release, grossing a studio-estimated $19.6 million. The…
The Paul Reubens comedy/variety show will no longer be considered for NBC's fall schedule, but the show will remain in development for midseason, the network confirmed Friday.
Touchstone Pictures has made a deal for Barry Sonnenfeld to direct a film about the bizarre rise and fall of Steve Banerjee, the creator of the male strip club Chippendales.
Consolidation among kids advertisers and increased kids ad inventory in the market have given media buyers an edge in negotiations going into this year's kids upfront.