Whichever side of the environmental debate you stand on, one thing is clear: Broadcasters are voting with their feet when it comes to green programming.
The BBC has snapped up U.K. rights to Showtime's "The Tudors," which highlights the early years of libidinous English monarch Henry VIII.
In what could be a game-changing development in the online entertainment biz, Electronic Arts is partnering with TV format leader Endemol in a creative partnership dubbed Virtual Me. This new digital…
Constantin Film has acquired all German rights to "Eye in the Sky," a Hong Kong-set crimer that preemed in Berlin and was the opening film of the Hong Kong Intl. Film Fest.
FremantleMedia has snapped up production rights to a Dutch reality show format called "The Phone." The deal covers the U.S., major Euro territories, including the U.K. and Germany, Asia and Latin…
ContentFilm Intl. has signed up to handle international rights to Austin Chick's "August," which starts shooting today in New York. Pic stars Josh Hartnett, Naomie Harris, Adam Scott and Rip Torn in…
Eric Red, the writer behind cult-horror classic "The Hitcher," has signed on to write and direct thriller "100 Feet" with Jonathan Sanger's Grand Illusions Entertainment.
Armand Assante, Eric Braeden, George Kennedy, Sean Young and Billy Zane have signed for indie Western "The Man Who Came Back," set to shoot later this month in Texas.
The Mayhem Project has tapped helmer Darren Grant ("Diary of a Mad Black Woman") to direct dance movie "Make It Happen," based in the world of burlesque. Mayhem topper Anthony Mosawi and production…
Agent-turned-producer Arnold Rifkin, who's no longer partnered with Bruce Willis, has launched a company with indie producer Christopher Eberts that will focus on genre pics, comedies and…
Joe Roth is back ... again. The Revolution Studios topper has lined up 10 pics for the next chapter in his career: independent producer. It's the latest incarnation for a once formidable player who…