It looks like Mel Gibson has found his next starring role with the action thriller "Parker," which the actor has been developing through his Icon Prods. company for some time, sources said.
The Karlovy Vary Festival (July 4-12) will be extending its live coverage far beyond its Czech borders.
German pay-TV web Premiere has inked two megabuck pay TV output deals with Hollywood studio 20th Century Fox and with newcomer movie producer DreamWorks.
Brannon Braga has signed a three-year overall deal worth an estimated $5 million to develop TV series and longform projects for Paramount Network TV.
Marking a first for a Spanish-language web, Univision Network News has won a 1997 Edward R. Murrow Award in the network newscast category for its coverage of the Olympic bombing in Atlanta, the…
Joe Wizan and Don Schneider's Phase One Prods. has optioned screenwriter Mark Groubert's suspense-thriller pitch "The Farm."
L.A.-based Pacific Theatres has announced plans to build a 16-screen, 3,200-seat megaplex at Valley Plaza in Bakersfield. The complex marks the circuit's first foray into the San Joaquin Valley.
Brillstein-Grey Entertainment, as part of its plan to heighten its film profile, has named senior veepees of production Matthew Baer and Michael Siegel as joint heads of its motion picture division.
Polygram Film & Television Licensing has named Gary Miller associate director, film licensing. He will be reponsible for negotiating licensing fees for films and soundtrack albums. Miller comes to…
Catriona Hughes was tapped chief exec of premier film and TV finance fund the Australian Film Finance Corp. (FFC) late Wednesday.
Keanu Reeves is near a deal to star in "Matrix," the big-budget sci-fi film to be directed by Andy and Larry Wachowski. Reeves will be paid nearly $10 million against 10% of the gross. Joel Silver…