With the market booming for comedy remakes, Jerry Lewis has sold remake rights to "The Bellboy" to MGM and producers Gary Foster and Mark Steven Johnson's Horseshoe Bay Prods.
Eric Stoltz, Campbell Scott and Rebecca DeMornay are starring in Roger Hedden's feature directing debut "Hi-Life," which Cinepix Film Properties is financing.
On the eve of the release of "Anastasia," the studio's animated feature debut, 20th Century Fox was seething over the fact that the film was the only new release not listed on the MovieFone telephone…
Christopher Coppola, nephew of Francis Ford Coppola and brother of Nicolas Cage, has inked to helm his fourth feature, the love story "Sylvester" for Tattered Soles Entertainment.
Television viewers in cable households now spend more time watching basic cable programming than they do affiliates of the major broadcast webs, according to a 1996-97 analysis of Nielsen data by the…
The Gore commission will begin debate about public interest in the digital age next month with testimony from NBC president Robert Wright.
With several studios circling, producer Chris Montan nabbed a six-figure payday from Warner Bros. for scribe Jordan Moffet's romantic comedy "The Official Scorer." The pic is being developed for…
Granada, the British TV and leisure group, saw its pre-tax profits soar 35% to £650 million ($1.1 billion) in the year to September, with sales up 7% to $6.95 billion.
Geraldo Rivera is the subject of a bitter tug-of-war between NBC and Fox News Channel, with the outcome likely to be determined today.
NBC's affiliate board responded favorably to the conceptual framework of a new network partnership model, but said details remain to be worked out over the next several months.
ITALY Milan Fininvest managing director Ubaldo Livolsi said that the group’s Medusa Films unit, along with soccer team AC, football club Milan and telephone directory business Pagine Utili are likely…