Thesp Janet MacLachlan, who played the compassionate teacher in "Sounder" and worked for actors' rights, died Oct. 11 in Los Angeles after a heart attack. She was 77.
NATPE has pegged Dick Ebersol, Mary Hart, Regis Philbin and Gerhard Zeiler to receive the eighth annual Brandon Tartikoff Legacy Award at its 2011 conference.
Cinematographer Michel Hugo, best known as d.p. for skeins "Mission: Impossible," "Dynasty," and "Melrose Place," died Oct. 12 in Las Vegas of lung cancer. He was 79.
The 14th annual Arab Film Festival lands in Los Angeles with award-winning Algerian comedy "Masquerades" as lead bow.
In the world of marketing, Hollywood creatives are juggling the need to embrace new and innovative ways to promote pics while still getting the most bang for their buck in traditional marketing…
Actor Joe Mantell, the man who uttered the famous last lines "Forget it, Jake. It's Chinatown," in the 1974 pic died Sept. 29 in Los Angeles of pneumonia. He was 94.
Independent film "When Harry Tries To Marry," will have its world premiere at the Austin Film Festival in October.
The annual TV confab NATPE has tapped WPP chief exec Martin Sorrell as the keynote speaker for its January gathering in Miami.
Patrick Wilson described his new pic, Magnolia's "Barry Munday," as heartwarming fun despite what happens to his title character.