Tommy Smothers, who has been performing on TV and onstage with his brother Dick in a partnership that has lasted nearly 40 years, has purchased the film and publishing rights to a sprawling epic poem…
While the French may traditionally have sniffed at all things English, Brit pics "The Full Monty" and "Bean" have put in excellent turns in a busy French frame against the might of UIP's "The Lost…
TriStar Pictures has taken a swing at scribes Christopher Reed and Cynthia Carle's comic pitch "Hot" for low six figures against mid-six figures, the studio confirmed Monday.
Writer-director John Sayles and entertainment attorney John Sloss have ended their 11-year professional relationship.
Offering a taste of things to come in digital animation, Warner Bros. Online has pacted with Togglethis, a Gotham-based Internet technology outfit, to create and deliver to the Internet animated…
Universal Pictures has picked up scribe/thesp team Art Brown and Tracy Fraim's comic pitch "Disorderly Conduct" for $225,000 against $500,000, sources said.
Pandora, the Paris-based finance and sales company which hit payday with Scott Hicks' $5 million "Shine" and Jan Sverak's Oscar-winning "Kolya," has still to resolve the question of a shareholder…
Looking to boost its service profile, MovieFone plans to begin a new reserved seating pilot program in New York later this month.
Leading lights from Europe's film and TV worlds met in Brussels Monday to map out policy guidelines for future EU audiovisual policy.
Buena Vista Intl. --- boasting boffo grosses from "Ransom," "101 Dalmatians," "Con Air," "Face/Off" and "Air Force One" --- announced Monday that the company has crossed the elusive $1 billion…
Computer animation and visual effects production company Rhythm & Hues Studios --- best known for its Oscar-winning work providing the power of speech to animals in 1995's hit pig pic "Babe" --- has…