Finally turning into the homestretch of what has proved a long, difficult rollout, Fox Sports West 2 on Wednesday struck a deal with Time Warner Communications, clearing a huge hurdle that will put…
Director Chen Kaige's next film, "Assassin," has run into a bit of trouble. Sony Pictures Classics, which has picked up foreign distribution rights to the film, may be a bit concerned following the…
All Girl Prods., the partnership between Bette Midler and Bonnie Bruckheimer, has hired Dabney Lee as vice president of creative affairs and Martin Navis as director of development.
Atom Egoyan's "The Sweet Hereafter" and Belgian helmer Alain Berliner's "Ma Vie en Rose" tied for top honors Friday at the 12th annual Fort Lauderdale Intl. Film Festival.
On the heels of a third-year pickup by the NBC O&O group, the syndie magazine strip "Access Hollywood" has secured timeslot upgrades in seven markets.
In one of the first deals bringing a Hollywood-sized script pricetag to the U.K., David Heyman, head of London-based Heyday Films, has signed unproduced scribe Darren Bailie to a three-picture deal…
Michael Eisner will counterprogram himself Sunday. The Disney topper will fill his customary role introducing "The Wonderful World of Disney" on ABC, where the theatrical "The Santa Clause" will…
Paul Brooks is ankling as chief executive of Metrodome Films, the publicly listed British film company he founded and in which he remains the single largest shareholder.
The American Film Institute kicked off an ambitious yearlong program titled "100 Years ... 100 Movies" Wednesday with a press conference featuring thesps Dustin Hoffman, Holly Hunter and Chris…
Trent Jones has been upped to vice president of current programs at Warner Bros. TV. Jones will now head the current department, following Steve Pearlman's promotion to senior vice president of drama…