Spanish cinema circuit Cinesa, owned by United Cinemas Intl. (UCI), is in talks with local hardtop chain Hermanos Hernandez to create the biggest exhibition alliance in the country. If it comes to…
The bronto B.O. of Universal's "The Lost World: Jurassic Park" propelled the studio from fourth to second place in market share standings for the year following its Memorial Day weekend debut.
MGM has acquired the spec "Molly," which Amy Heckerling will produce and likely direct for the studio in the fall, sources said. The studio picked up the property in a preemptive strike for what…
Call it Lollapalooza lite. In an effort to spark sales and whet consumers' appetites, the promoters of the upcoming Lollapalooza tour have formed Club Lollapalooza, a scaled-down version of the…
Getting double mileage out of his alien, sci-fi pitch, screenwriter Walt Becker has set up "Link" at Live Entertainment for Wesley Snipes' Amen Ra Films and Parkwood Pictures to produce.
The European Court of Justice confirmed Thursday that Belgium cannot block broadcasts of Ted Turner's Cartoon channel from another EU member state, even though the channel does not meet Belgian and…
Barely a month after a major falling out between NBC and TV Azteca, the Peacock web has switched Mexican partners, inking a business news accord with Televisa.
Bryant Gumbel's new CBS newsmagazine doesn't have a title yet, but the Eye web is close to naming an executive producer for its new $5 million-a-year news star.
Perry Katz Prods. and Imagine Entertainment have set up an original pitch by Joanne Waters (currently writing "The Bridge" for Paul Schiff at Fox). The price was undisclosed.
The plan proposed by the Broadway Initiative coalition for a $10 million grant and loan fund to make the production of Broadway plays economically feasible couldn't come at a better time.
Despite earning sweeps wins on the NBC-owned stations in both Los Angeles and New York, Twentieth TV's magazine strip "Access Hollywood" took it on the chin in Nielsen ratings averages during the…