TF1, France's leading terrestrial broadcaster, has posted a 17.9% drop in first-half profits, due largely to the cost of launching the digital platform Television Par Satellite (TPS).
Days after she agreed to star in the Warner Bros. adaptation of the Alice Hoffman novel "Practical Magic," Sandra Bullock and her Fortis Films have landed at WB in a three-year first-look deal.
Pubcaster KCET scored lofty ratings Sunday with the premiere of its two-part "American Experience" docu "Truman."
Visual effects house Digital Domain lopped 54 employees from its payroll, a staff reduction the company attributed to the completion of two major f/x contracts as well as an industrywide slowing in…
Miramax Films has pre-bought North American rights to "The Wisdom of Crocodiles," a metaphysical thriller starring Jude Law that starts shooting this month.
National Geographic Feature Films has grabbed the life rights of oceanographer Jacques Cousteau from the non-profit environmental org, the Cousteau Society.
With bids for Norman Lear's Act III Theaters due Friday, the field of buyers remains dominated by leveraged buyout firms led by giant Kohlberg Kravis Roberts, Wall Street sources said.
John Levoff has been named to the newly created position of executive producer of movies at UPN. Levoff, most recently president of his own production company, New Frontier Entertainment, will head…
Thesp Nancy Allen has been cast in the Jersey Films/Universal Pictures pic "Out of Sight," based on Elmore Leonard's bestselling novel of the same name.
Ending weeks of speculation over the future of Andre Harrell, the former Motown Records prexy/CEO has inked a joint-venture deal with Sony Music worth north of $25 million.
The Writers Guild of America East has filed formal charges with the National Labor Relations Board against the Alliance of Motion Picture & Television Producers, in an attempt to prevent the…