Actor Martin Sheen has inked to star in the indie drama "Lucky Town" for Dead Man's Hand Prods.
Fox Family Channel has reshuffled its daily 6-to-9-p.m. lineup of firstrun programming, slotting "The New Addams Family" sitcom at 7:30 and the half-hour video-reality series "AXN" at 8, and…
Giant screen film production company nWave Pictures has formed a distribution arm, headed by Mark Katz, formerly VP of sales for Sony Pictures Classics large format division. Katz will serve as…
Nickelodeon has signed with the BBC in the U.K. and with TF1 in France for the broadcast rights to air all 20 episodes of its new teenage series "Animorphs."
Thesp Brad Rowe is moving from waiting on tables in "Billy's Hollywood Screen Kiss" to getting tanked up in New Line Cinema's drama "Jello Shots."
The cable industry has announced that it will log the nation's public libraries on to the Internet with free, high-speed access and high-tech modems that deliver words and images 100 times faster…
The start of the Montreal Intl. Festival of New Cinema and New Media marks the event's move back to its traditional fall slot after four less-than-successful years as a summer event, and the seasonal…
After 30 years and some 4,000 theater reviews, the Detroit Free Press is losing critic Lawrence DeVine. "Larry," as he is known to nearly everyone in the theater world, announced he will be retiring…
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has decided to take Manhattan -- or at least open an office there.
MTV Central Europe, the music channel's German outlet, made figures public for the first time Wednesday.
Andrew J. Mandell has been chosen as executive veep for the Universal Studios Recreation Group's design and development wing, Universal Creative.