Columbia Pictures, on the prowl for more "mature" films, has inked New York-based indie producers Sarah Green and Maggie Renzi to a three-year, first-look deal.
The Internet stock bubble burst Wednesday, dragging broadcast and entertainment shares down with the formerly resilient cyber sector.
Producer-director St. Claire Bourne has announced he's in production on several TV projects, including the HBO doc "Gordon Parks: Half Past Autumn," co-produced by Denzel Washington, and "The Paul…
The New York Intl. Fringe Festival cannot be contained by normal boundaries.
FROM MIPCOMGermany's powerful Kirch Group is forming a holding company and getting ready to take on new investors, Kirch managing director Dieter Hahn told Daily Variety on Wednesday during the…
Walt Disney and its ESPN sports cable web said they plan to open a three-floor, 42,000-square-foot ESPN Zone in Times Square in the summer of 1999.
Filmmaker Noah Baumbach, who wrote and directed Trimark's "Kicking and Screaming" and Lions Gate's "Mr. Jealousy," has inked three new deals.
Nickelodeon Movies is teaming up with Imagine Entertainment to produce a live action feature version of the classic kids story "How to Eat Fried Worms." Thomas Schlamme ("So I Married an Axe…
In an unprecedented collaboration between a long-established opera company and a major regional theater, the Lyric Opera of Chicago and the Goodman Theatre are jointly commissioning two musicals (or…
While bigger means better for some theatergoers -- think "The Lion King" or "Titanic" -- one-person shows, on and off Broadway, are still some of the hottest tickets in town.
FROM MIPCOMBucking predictions that Mipcom 1998 would be a hard market for the heavyweight providers of U.S. fare, MGM, Universal and Paramount proved there are still business opportunities out there.