Exhib AMC Theaters will inaugurate its digital distribution system for feature films with the drama "Evergreen," which will bow Sept. 10 on 115 AMC theaters in 27 U.S. markets.
Lions Gate Entertainment has acquired "Ivy League," a comedy to be written by Josh Bycel and Jonathan Fener.
New Line Home Entertainment has struck a multi-title DVD output deal with 3-year-old Toronto and New York-based indie film distrib ThinkFilm.
College Sports TV, the digital-sports network, has signed the biggest deal in its 16-month history, ponying up $82 million for a seven-year deal with the Mountain West Conference.
Brett Ratner is coming on board to direct the MGM gambling caper "Breaking Vegas," with Kevin Spacey producing.
Universal Pictures and Double Features partners Michael Shamberg and Stacey Sher are logging on to the online service Friendster.
Finding yet another way to monetize its large film library, MGM Home Entertainment is getting into the direct-to-DVD business via sequels.
The Intl. Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees is nearing a new four-year contract with the Assn. of Independent Commercial Producers.
Ian Sander and Kim Moses are setting up shop at Touchstone Television, inking a one-year overall deal with the studio.
Will the Al Jazeera logo appear in U.S. broadcasters' shots of George W. Bush when he accepts his party's nomination at the Republican National Convention next week?