Jersey Films has bought a pitch aboout the inventors of the airplane by first-time writer Bob Leddy. As yet there is no script, though Leddy is understood to be on board to pen the screenplay, an…
IFilm has tapped former CNET exec Frank Voci to serve as executive veep of the iFilm Network, a newly created post. Voci will be responsible for overseeing all creative, editorial, programming and…
The disparate worlds of Washington and Hollywood collided awkwardly Wednesday, as Sen. Joseph Lieberman (D-Conn.) met with studio execs, directors and a group of actors and writers assembled by the…
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Revolution Studios and Julia Roberts' Shoelace Prods. have begun negotiating with Wendy Wasserstein ("The Heidi Chronicles") to pen a screen adaptation of Laura Zigman's unfinished manuscript…
Playwright David Lindsay-Abaire, whose latest work, "Kimberly Akimbo," just preemed at South Coast Rep in Costa Mesa, is in final talks to close a two-script deal with Miramax.
Taiwanese director Hou Hsiao-hsein's "Millennium Mambo," which will premiere in the main competition at next month's Cannes Film Festival, has been picked up for worldwide sale by Fortissimo Film…
Employees of cinema group Gaumont, concerned for their jobs, are threatening legal action against EuroPalaces, a company that will unite Gaumont and Pathe theaters into Europe's biggest exhibitor.
Screenwriter Paul Attanasio has been tapped for double duty by Warner Bros.
Telecommunications giant Global Crossing has secured $100 million in financing from Bear Stearns' Constellation Ventures to build a worldwide extranet for the media and entertainment industries.
Marc Hernandez has been tapped as a lit manager for Zide/Perry Entertainment, where he will be responsible for seeking, developing and managing television and feature writer and director clients.