Based on the first 40 pages of the novel, Ryne Pearson's "Top Ten" has been sold for $1 million against $1.5 million to producer Mark Canton and Warner Bros.
Chalk up yet more B.O. crowns for the Queen of the Seas. "Titanic" minted an unprecedented $70 million outside North America last week and became the 11th blockbuster to cross the $300 million…
Speculation continues about the game of musical chairs that could leave some of Europe's major media powers realigned.
Barbara Hershey has joined the cast of Alan Rudolph's black comedy "Breakfast of Champions," which is currently in pre-production in Idaho.
EXCLUSIVEWith Wednesday's episode of the arch animated hit "South Park" breaking the ratings record at Comedy Central for the fourth consecutive time with a firstrun installment, the network says…
Buena Vista Television has tapped syndie TV vet Stephanie Drachkovitch as its new head of development (Daily Variety, Feb. 2).
MGM has hired screenwriter Lenore Kletter to create a new, contemporary adaptation of James M. Cain's 1941 novel "Mildred Pierce," about sexual conflict between a hardworking widow, her wild teenage…
CBS' coverage of the 1998 Winter Olympics got off to a strong ratings start with Friday's opening ceremonies, but things went downhill in a hurry when Saturday's marquee skiing event was snowed out.
At New York's American Intl. Toy Fair today, DreamWorks plans to unveil a line of toys tied to the summer release "Small Soldiers" -- the public debut of deals with 60 licensees who will help push…
With transmission of digital television services in Ireland less than two years away, the national cable represen-tative organization has launched a broadside against its competitors and would-be…
Danny Cannon ("Judge Dredd") has been set to direct Mandalay's sequel to the sleeper horror hit "I Know What You Did Last Summer," which is being scripted by Trey Callaway. The film rejoins Jennifer…
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