Mark Canton, the former chairman of Columbia TriStar Motion Picture Cos., is in talks with Summit Entertainment and its president and CEO Patrick Wachsberger to raise money to build a production…
Author James Halperin's second novel, "The First Immortal" --- which is due out next year --- has been optioned by Hallmark Entertainment for $125,000 and picked up by CBS as a miniseries for either…
After a 13-year run leading the homevideo charge of 20th Century Fox, Bob DeLellis has ankled his prexy post to pursue several business opportunities.
USA Latin America led the March ratings among cable channels on the Multivision system in Mexico City, according to data from Ibope, the Brazilian rating company.
It's a monster and it's coming to a theater near you May 23. Anticipation for Universal's "The Lost World" is palpable. Studio tracking is through the roof, with the film listed as the first choice…
Vowing to commit $5 billion to system upgrades and enhancements by the end of the decade, Continental Cablevision officially relaunched itself under the new name MediaOne as part of a campaign to…
Diane Robina has been upped from VP to the newly created position of senior VP of programming for Nick at Nite and its spinoff TV Land. She will oversee program acquisitions for the two…
Toni Collette (''Muriel's Wedding'' and ''Emma'') and John Polson (''The Sum of Us'') have inked to star in ''The Boys,'' which lenses in Sydney in July.
Big-studio biopics of Joan of Arc have gone in and out of turnaround, but Ron Maxwell has taken a big leap forward in his own effort to bring history's most famous martyr to the screen: Moira Kelly…
EchoStar Communications Corp. chairman Charlie Ergen escalated his attack against his one-time sat-TV partner, News Corp., claiming Tuesday that the media giant backed out of its deal with EchoStar…