Twentieth Century Fox has acquired an original thriller pitch with the working title "Creole" by actress-writer Jada Pinkett.
"Melrose Place" star Courtney Thorne-Smith is joining the cast of David E. Kelley's new Fox drama "Ally McBeal," which is set to air Mondays after "Melrose" this fall, sources say.
Former Canal Plus international sales exec Andrew Milner has been tapped to succeed William Moraskie as president of Capella Intl. in a move confirmed by Capella Films president Andreas Lindstroem.
Imagine Television has added two new development executives under co-chairman and CEO Tony Krantz. Nena Rodrigue has been named senior vice president of development, and Sally DeSipio is development…
Robert Stigwood, the veteran showbiz impresario behind such hits as "Jesus Christ Superstar" and "Saturday Night Fever," has joined forces with millionaire investor Christopher Moran to explore new…
Palme d'Or-winning directors Constantin Costa-Gavras, Robert Altman, Steven Soderbergh, Wim Wenders and David Lynch are scheduled to participate in the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences'…
Michael Bostick, who has been with Imagine Entertainment for seven years, has been upped to president of production of Imagine Films.
Todd Baker, former director of development at NDG Prods. (John Woo's "Once a Thief"), has formed a new production company, Cineaste Entertainment.
After guest starring in the season's final three episodes of "ER," Maria Bello has been named a regular cast member of the top-rated NBC series by executive producer John Wells. Bello last was seen…
The latest entry in the narrow-niche cable world is My Pet TV Network, a new specialty channel that's due to launch Aug. 4 with a free 90-day preview.