October Films has acquired French director Eric Rohmer's "Autumn Tale," which nabbed the best original screenplay award at the Venice Film Festival and is featured in the Toronto and New York fests.
In a move that is being billed as an industry first, a contingent of top music industry producers and artists have combined to form United Producers, a label that will develop a roster by signing and…
The initial Tuesday try for a firstrun "King of the Hill" on Fox has generated promising Nielsens, but premiering schedule mate "Costello," as expected, is having trouble fitting into that schedule.
After successfully slumming it in Beverly Hills, hot young thesp Natasha Lyonne has inked to star in New Line Cinema's coming-of-age comedy "Detroit Rock City."
What's the chance that a jury -- a Chicago jury -- will find that basketball great Michael Jordan reneged on a movie deal? That's one of the questions in a breach of contract case under way in Cook…
Endemol Entertainment has inked a deal with U.S. based distributor RWI Enterprises to handle sales of its product in Southeast Asia, Australia and New Zealand.
To some members of the Writers Guild of America West, today's board elections could be the most momentous the union has held in a decade.
Paramount Network TV has inked a two-year overall deal with Evan Katz, creator and executive producer of last season's WB netlet drama "Three."
New pay cabler BET Movies/Starz!3 announced a slate of four original films featuring thesps such as Morgan Freeman, Alfre Woodard, Loretta Devine, CCH Pounder, Hill Harper and Melvin Van Peebles.
MediaOne Intl. plans to buy 8.4% of Southwestern Bell's 9.7% stake in U.K. cable operator Telewest for $405 million, a move that would make MediaOne the largest shareholder in the cabler.
Sofia Sondervan has joined Cary Woods' new company, Independent Pictures, as director of acquisitions.