Emily Cook and Kathy Greenberg have sold an untitled romantic comedy pitch to Working Title Films in a low- to mid-six figure deal. Story concerns a depressed married man who fakes his own death with…
Lifetime has greenlit one-hour scripted drama pilot "The Hunters" from producer Efrem Seeger, who wrote the story revolving around a dysfunctional family of undercover government spies run by the…
Something as nuts and bolts as closed captioning could end up funneling as much as $1 billion a year in extra advertising revenue to the TV business as early as 2006.
Craig Ferguson is putting his stamp on "The Late Late Show," tapping "Saturday Night Live" vet Hugh Fink to serve as head writer of the CBS skein.
Tate Donovan and Richard Roundtree have signed to topline the series pilot "Painkiller Jane" for Sci Fi Channel. Project received a go late last year with NBC Universal TV Studios and MGM TV on board…
Keanu Reeves and Sandra Bullock have inked to star in Warner Bros.' romantic drama "Il Mare" for Argentinian helmer Alejandro Agresti. Pic reuniting actors who teamed on 1994's "Speed" will start…
Musicvideo network Fuse has unveiled an ambitious lineup for 2005 that doubles the network's original skeins tally to 18. To go with an onscreen makeover that debuted Monday, programming chief Robert…
L.A.-based Filmmates Corp. has named Jeanette Buerling exec VP, production and acquisitions. Shingle provides equity funding to productions and acquires worldwide distribution rights to movies.
Comedy Central topper Doug Herzog may have axed "Tough Crowd With Colin Quinn," but Herzog soon may be making it up to the comedian.
Add another $100 million to the take for "Spider-Man 2." Activision's adaptation of the Sony film was the top-selling movie-based game of 2004. But in a year in which vidgame sales grew nearly 8%…
The 22nd Miami Film Festival, to be held Feb. 4-13, has announced its jury panels. Producer Ted Hope, author Russell Banks and actor Rosie Perez are the jurors for the dramatic feature world cinema…