Herbert Kloiber, topper of Teutonic media conglom Tele Munchen, has signed a long-term TV licensing agreement with MGM for the free television, German-language rights to Tom Cruise's upcoming…
Despite calls by some German officials to ban Bryan Singer's World War II drama "Valkyrie" from shooting at government locations -- due to Tom Cruise's ties to Scientology -- the project is getting…
East of Doheny is concocting a feature toon with the Gotham Group based on the "Franny K. Stein: Mad Scientist" children's book series.
Shoreline Entertainment has acquired film rights to author Kem Nunn's novel "Pomona Queen." Jeremiah Chechik, director of "The Avengers" and "Benny and Joon," is attached to helm.
Lifetime will fork over a total of about $10 million in license fees for exclusive rights in ad-supported cable to five recent theatrical movies, led by Universal comedy "Because I Said So," starring…
Engineering a rare theatrical-movie pre-buy, Turner's TNT and TBS have locked up exclusive basic-cable rights to New Line's "Rush Hour 3" six weeks before it hits theaters.
Mena Suvari will star with Jack Huston, Caterina Murino and Richard E. Grant in "The Garden of Eden," a John Irvin-directed adaptation of an Ernest Hemingway novel.
Thousand Words has nabbed "Transit," a spec thriller by Michael Gilvary about a family road trip gone horribly awry.
Weeks after Warner Bros. lost the rights to Conan the Barbarian, New Line has moved into prime position to make a movie based on Robert E. Howard's mythical conqueror.
This summer's tentpoles are adhering to a day-and-date strategy, but next year, film execs are figuring out how to cope with the 2008 Olympics in Beijing and UEFA's European Soccer Championships.
The Film Department, a long-anticipated indie entity run by Mark Gill and Neil Sacker, announced Wednesday it has raised $200 million in financing and will open for business by mid-July.