The Sci Fi Channel has engineered two major talent deals, signing Ridley Scott to exec produce and supervise a four-hour remake of the 1971 thriller "The Andromeda Strain" and Frank Darabont to take…
Viacom co-prexy/co-chief operating officer Leslie Moonves seems ready to make some major changes to the exec structures of both Paramount Network Television and CBS.
Gotham arthouse distrib Kino has announced U.S. distribution plans for four foreign pickups.
Michael Moore has taken "Fahrenheit 9/11" out of the running for the documentary Oscar and will instead focus on winning best picture. The announcement that the docbuster had not been submitted for…
The Latin Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences kicked off a week of revelry with a music-filled Aug. 30 tribute for its man of the year, Carlos Santana.
CBS has signed Diane Keaton to star in and exec produce an adaptation of Meg Wolitzer's novel "Surrender, Dorothy." Keaton is the latest addition to the Eye's star-heavy slate of 2004-05 telepics.
Slovakia's leading private broadcaster, TV Markiza, celebrated its eighth anniversary with its annual audience appreciation awards Aug. 31.
The Venice Intl. Film Festival got off to one of its most lavish starts in recent memory with Steven Spielberg, Tom Hanks and boatloads of Hollywood stars and Italo politicos strutting their stuff on…
Exodus Film Group has hired veteran animation exec Max Howard to exec produce its CGI-animated pic "Igor." The $20 million-$25 million pic is being financed via Exodus' film fund.
The contrast between the evening's entertainment and the man of honor couldn't have been starker at the Recording Industry Assn. of America's bash for convention-goers at the Avalon last week.