In a pre-emptive move, Columbia Pictures this week bought "Wither," a chilling novel of ghosts and possession, for Manifest Films.
Wall Street firm Donaldson Lufkin Jenrette is teaming up with shopping mall developer Simon DeBartolo Group Inc. to invest up to $1 billion in "entertainment-oriented real estate properties" such as…
Organizers have set the lineup of recent Italian independent features to have their North American premieres in the seventh annual NICE (New Italian Cinema Events) festival, Friday through Nov. 13 at…
Gaylord Entertainment Co. (GET) said it plans to greatly enhance its Opryland properties with new developments including Opry Mills, a $200 million entertainment/retail complex.
Ricardo Mestres, whose partnership with director John Hughes resulted in such kidpix as "101 Dalmatians" and the upcoming "Flubber," has ankled Great Oaks Entertainment to ink his own three-year…
After several years as sometimes acrimonious competitors, Asia's money-losing business news channels CNBC and ABN are huddling over a deal that would see them combine operations.
Twentieth Century Fox has purchased "Five Day Forecast," a pitch from first-time writing team Jonathan Fernandez and Thomas Hines for Davis Entertainment. The pre-emptive bid for the high-concept…
The seventh consecutive Broadcast India '97, a three-day annual event, began here Thursday at the World Trade Center, with more than 65 exhibitors taking stands to display their latest equipment over…
Michael Perry is a writer with Stephen Gaghan and Michael Tolkin on “Twenty Billion.” Perry’s name was omitted in the Oct. 21 story on the deal.
Gross Behavior: Leonard Klady
"The Rosie O'Donnell Show" is headed west again for the February '98 sweep to drum up ratings and money for breast cancer research.