Bob Jeffords, unit production manager for "Murphy Brown" since 1988, will receive the Directors Guild of America's Frank Capra Achievement Award at the org's annual ceremony on March 7.
Nine months after being awarded its lottery franchise, DNA Films finally has signed its formal six-year deal with the Arts Council of England.
The "Titanic" soundtrack topped the album sales chart for the seventh consecutive week, with more than 562,000 copies of the Sony Classical/Sony Music Soundtracks disc going home with consumers.
Actress Carmen Electra is leaving syndie series "Baywatch" to enter a development deal at the WB netlet. The deal is to develop drama or comedy series, but the WB currently is developing a comedy…
EXCLUSIVEMark Damon's sales and financing organization MDP Worldwide has inked a three-picture deal with filmmaker Alfonso Arau ("A Walk in the Clouds").
First Independent Films, the struggling U.K. theatrical and video distrib, has been officially put up for sale by its owner, United News & Media.
"Rosewood" and "The Replacement Killers" star Michael Rooker has signed to play the lead in Jason Freeland's "Brown's Requiem."
Daniel Ezralow has been tapped as choreographer for the 70th Academy Awards ceremony. It will be his first association with the Oscar presentation.
Warner Bros. has acquired the Talley Griffith pitch "Time Out" as a high-concept actioner to be developed for director Renny Harlin. The project was set up by producers Robert Kosberg, Alan Riche and…
EMI Group has concluded negotiations to spin off its HMV record store chain into a new company called HMV Media Group, a joint venture between EMI and the private equity group Advent Intl. Corp. The…
Can lightning strike twice for Richard Dominick, the man who made "Jerry Springer" a hot commodity in talk TV? Dominick is developing a project, tentatively titled "Stings," for USA Networks…