Atmosphere Entertainment's Mark Canton has preemptively purchased rights to "Overworld: The Life and Times of a Reluctant Spy," a memoir by Larry J. Kolb to be published in October by Riverhead…
A&E and GRB Entertainment ("Next Action Star") are teaming for a series chronicling the real-life stagings of interventions. In addition, cabler has firmed up casting for its original movie "The…
A month after the creation of NBC Universal, the exec structure at the conglom's TV production arm has been finalized -- and the Peacock players have emerged the big winners.
Competing against multiple offers, Universal has paid north of $750,000 to acquire Prospect Pictures' musical pitch "Time After Time," to be written by playwright Brian Yorkey and directed by Marcos…
"The Notebook" director Nick Cassavetes and John Cusack are set for New Line's "The Martian Child," set to shoot this fall.
Johnny Depp has signed a three-year, first-look production deal with Graham King's Initial Entertainment Group.
Errol Morris' first project since winning the 2003 Oscar for documentary ("The Fog of War") will be a series of six one-hour profiles of well-known personages to be distributed by Hearst…
Though it accounts for barely a sliver of the total U.S. ad spend pie, cinema advertising seems poised for a boom even while other audiovisual ad media are barely mustering single-digit growth.
Pay TV network Starz! is going digital as it launches the first online film subscription service with Internet media company RealNetworks.
The 25th annual Banff TV fest kicked off Sunday with a spirited keynote from Harvard media professor Michael Ignatieff on media's responsibilities in an age of terror.
Liberty Media Intl. has transferred its holding in Cablevision, Argentina's largest cabler, to its parent company, Denver-based Liberty Media Corp.