Emma Thompson is to play the title role in "Carrington," a new Polygram Filmed Entertainment pic to be directed by Christopher Hampton.
Most syndicated newsmags were standouts during an atypical week in which many shows were either struck down or propped up by the second half of the Winter Olympics.
With less than two weeks to go before the 66th Academy Awards, a record number of Oscar nominees gathered for the annual feel-good luncheon, class portrait, pep talk and all-around schmooze-fest.
Film director/cinematographer John Bailey (“China Moon”) has signed an exclusive commercial production deal with Brownstone Prods. Bailey, the cinematographer on “In the Line of Fire,””The Accidental…
Fine Line Features has grabbed North American rights to Nanni Moretti's "Caro Diario" (Dear Diary), an Italian first-person comedy echoing the style of Woody Allen.
Applications are being accepted for the fifth annual Writer's Film Project, a yearlong program for fiction, theater and film writers sponsored by Amblin Entertainment and Universal Pictures.
Dragged back into the red last quarter by anticipated losses at its half-owned USA Network, Paramount Communications nevertheless reported a surprisingly robust performance from its film business.
Cable network TNT continues to stock up on hour dramas, adding Warner Bros.' original "Kung Fu" to its lineup.
Trimark Holdings Inc. expects to post flat earnings growth in the third quarter that ends March 31, "significantly below" analysts' expectations, the company said Tuesday.
At a press breakfast Tuesday to unveil ABC's newsmagazine show "Turning Point," Roone Arledge, the web's news prexy, answered reporters' charges that the show is moving his division into the tabloid…
Producer Arnold Kopelson on Tuesday purchased the week's hot spec script, making an outright buy of "Como Bluff" for low six figures against mid six figures, sources said.