In a pickup that will help bolster the network if cable operators decide to raise subscriber fees, Showtime has signed a long-term $ 200-million-plus deal with TriStar Pictures.
A dramatic change is occurring in film editing suites throughout Hollywood. A slew of high-profile features, from "The Coneheads" to "Heaven and Earth," are being cut together on computer-controlled…
Since unspooling at the Cannes Film Festival, Trans Atlantic Entertainment/IRS Media Intl.'s "The Music of Chance" has already generated more than $ 1 million in international sales.
Screenwriter Laurice Elehwany and television writer Rick Copp have been hired to write the latest draft of Paramount Pictures' "Brady Bunch" feature being developed by producer David Kirkpatrick…
Hungarians Ildiko Enyedi and Laszlo Revesz will receive the Hartley-Merrill Prize for International Screenwriting for "Freischutz," at 11:30 a.m. Thursday at the Writers Guild of America headquarters.
Like a great many people in this town, Danny Cort would like to take a meeting with producer Joe Roth.
Film rights to novelist Barbara Kingsolver's "Pigs in Heaven" and Delacorta's "The Rap Factor" have been optioned by ChubbCo, the new film/TV/interactive company formed by former Pressman Films exec…
While Universal's "Jurassic Park" was making noise with its record box office performance, both Warner Bros.' "Unforgiven" and Paramount's "Indecent Proposal" also entered the select $ 100 million…
The Writers Guild of America has recently published a guidelines booklet as to what industry practice should be in the hiring of writers for feature films and longform television.
The deadline came and went Monday, and neither side blinked in the ongoing battle between Columbia Pictures and the Los Angeles Times over the paper's coverage of a purported "Last Action Hero"…