Steve Kloves will return to Hogwarts and create the screenplay for "Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince," the sixth installment in the lucrative Warner Bros. Pictures franchise.
The trade org repping indie film entities has completed its first-ever guidelines to be used in negotiating Internet rights and will now turn its attention to rights for pics screening on cell phones…
Harmony Gold has licensed homevid rights to romantic comedy "The Arrangement" to Barnholtz Entertainment. It will be recut, rescored and released under new title "Ball & Chain."
U.K.-based AV Pictures has picked up worldwide rights outside North America to adventure drama "End of the Spear" from Christian production company Every Tribe Entertainment.
Mark Damon's latest company, Foresight Unlimited, has closed deals in more than a dozen foreign territories for its debut feature, "Captivity," a co-production with Moscow-based Ramco.
Sidney Kimmel Intl., the new foreign sales arm of Sidney Kimmel Entertainment headed by former Miramax exec Mark Lindsay, picked up international rights to feature "Beat the Drum" from Z Prods…
Edward Noeltner's Cinema Management Group has sold TV rights on its 35-title "Story Book Classics" collection to Indonesia's Ram Indo.
The 50th annual Samuel Goldwyn Writing Awards were held Tuesday at the Writers Guild Theater. The awards, which honor excellence in screenwriting, were announced by Samuel Goldwyn Foundation…
CBS flagship WCBS-TV New York has named Peter Dunn president and general manager. Dunn moves over from WCBS' sister company, the Viacom TV Stations Group, where he has served as president of sales…
From the Army Archerd Archive: A night to be remembered: No play ever held the dramatic impact of the backstage tragedy at the Friars' BevHilton Desi-Lucy dinner when five top medics, in black tie…