Hollywood composer Michael Kamen has signed an exclusive contract with Decca, a Polygram record label.
Universal Pictures has taken vows to buy "Something Old, Something New," a spec by rookie scribes Elizabeth Dorosin and David Shaw, for a low six-figure price, with Brillstein-Grey attached to…
Hoping to spin a television animation future off a computer online empire, the Seattle-based Headbone Interactive is using the lure of its proprietary technology to attract interest in a series of…
New York-based indie MG/Perin has signed on as the distributor of a new syndie TV series based on the longrunning syndicated newspaper column "News of the Weird."
Two members of the House of Mouse, Hyperion and ESPN, have announced they will jointly publish a line of sports books to begin this fall.
Japanese direct satellite platform PerfecTV is planning to ask commercial networks to set up a joint venture for broadcasts of their programming, a Japanese national daily reported Monday.
Legal eagles are lining up to take part in syndie TV trials. Mills Lane, a Nevada jurist better known to many as the referee in the Mike Tyson-Evander Holyfield ear-biting fracas last June, has…
The North American National Broadcasters Assn. has tapped Arthur Kane, executive director of the Intl. Council of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences, as the winner of its inaugural…
Thanks largely to the amazing holding power of Sony and Mandalay's "I Know What You Did Last Summer," weekend ticket sales were off just 3% from the comparable frame last year.
While the French may traditionally have sniffed at all things English, Brit pics "The Full Monty" and "Bean" have put in excellent turns in a busy French frame against the might of UIP's "The Lost…