Warner Bros. has hired Darren Lemke to pen a sequel to the hit 1996 cyclone pic "Twister." Lemke's "Twister 2" deal is worth a reported mid- against high-six figures. Sources said he'll work from a…
Judith Singer has been named vice president of licensing for Warner Bros.' theatrical legal department, where she'll be responsible for the licensing of film clips, stills and posters from the…
Animation and f/x veteran Edward Kummer, who's served as vice president of digital operations at visual-effects house Digital Domain for the past 14 months, will be ankling to join startup medical…
Jodi Levinson has been upped to vice president of theatrical business affairs at Warner Bros., where she'll oversee the studio's contract negotiations with filmmakers and actors, as well as other…
Innes Weir has been named senior vice prexy of production at Warner Bros. Television-based John Wells Prods.
Milia '99, the next incarnation of the international trade market for multimedia content, is gearing up for its sixth annual trade show in Cannes this February with the call for entries in its Milia…
Internet company Excite has tapped former adman and home-shopping trailblazer Fred Siegel to step in as senior vice president of marketing.
Morgan Creek Prods. has rounded out the cast of actioner "Chill Factor," inking veteran thesps Peter Firth, David Paymer and Hudson Leick -- best known for her regular role on TV's "Xena" -- to star…
The convergence of television and digital technology will meet again early next year with the debut of products from newly formed Tivo Inc., which has announced plans to release in January a new type…
Enrique Santos, former senior manager of technology for Disney feature animation, has joined visual effects shop Digital Domain, where he'll serve as director of technology.