Kim Basinger is understood to have passed on the lead role in the MGM/Granada co-production "Prime Suspect," for which she was reported to be in advanced talks.
The USA Network deal with Buena Vista TV for reruns of "Home Improvement" (Daily Variety, May 14) fell apart at the 11th hour and TBS has bought the series, beginning in June 2002.
In recent weeks, actor Warren Beatty has been thumping his new pic "Bulworth" with the help of just about every media outlet imaginable. On May 17, he even found his way into the Sunday morning…
One film can't singlehandedly transform the sleepy spring box office overseas, but "Deep Impact" gave exhibs and audiences something to cheer about as the DreamWorks picture had explosive debuts in…
Offline Entertainment Group, the company behind the gritty "Slam," is banding together with such producers as Oliver Stone, Norman Lear and Quincy Jones for a slate of pics about inner-city life.
NBC executives tried to come off as confident but not too cocky at the network's upfront presentation to advertisers Monday afternoon at Radio City Music Hall.
Raymund Miranda has been named general manager of Disney Channel Philippines.
Iara Lee's techno music documentary, "Modulations," has been picked up for theatrical distribution by Strand Releasing. It will also screen at Denmark's Roskilde Festival in front of 80,000 music…
Porn star John Holmes, whose life was ended by AIDS and who was linked to a multiple murder, will be resurrected in a movie about the killings.
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Chrysalis, the entertainment and music group, has posted a pre-tax loss of £900,000 ($1.5 million) for the six months ending Feb. 28., down from a pre-exceptional loss of $2.8 million in the same…