German pay TV group Premiere said Monday it is preparing to go public in March. The surprise move comes a week after execs at equity group Permira, Premiere's main shareholder, hinted that the IPO…
Helmer Francis Lawrence's "Constantine" and martial arts actioner "Arahan," directed by South Korea's Ryu Seung-wan, will bookend the 25th Fantasporto, the Oporto Film Festival.
Interpublic Group will acquire a minority stake in Endeavor Marketing Solutions, the 4-year-old marketing arm of Endeavor. Last month's negotiations between Endeavor and communications conglom…
Alliance Atlantis is shuffling and streamlining its specialty TV operations on the heels of the departure of Laura Michalchyshyn, who is headed to New York to helm the programming division of the…
By stuffing the King's greatest hits into a self-contained new romantic-comedy narrative, "All Shook Up" borrows a "Mamma Mia" modus operandi that has attracted more dollars than there are blondes in…
The Walt Disney Co. has paid mid-six against low-seven figures to buy a feature treatment and the underlying feature film rights to manuscript "The Last Lap" from writer Mike Leonard.
Festival Consulting Group partners Jon Fitzgerald and Mitch Levine have announced the launch of the Programming Bureau, a Web-based subscription service.
Glamour magazine is going Hollywood with "Reel Moments," a new film series in partnership with Moxie Pictures.
Fox has got that boogie fever -- and it may be going around. Net is working with "American Idol" creator Simon Fuller and "American Bandstand" legend Dick Clark to produce a dance-focused primetime…
Spreading the wealth more generously than the recent Emmys, the Golden Globes lauded two racy serials -- ABC's domestic romp "Desperate Housewives" and FX's plastic surgery soap "Nip/Tuck" -- as best…
Just as caterers, tuxedo shops, limo services and the Beverly Hilton, among others, made some serious money from the Golden Globes, financial benefit was not far from the minds of arriving filmmakers.