EMI Music Publishing has tapped Steve Backer as exec veep of its West Coast operation. In the newly created post, Backer will oversee the operation of the publisher's L.A. outpost, as well as sign…
Stacey Graff and Mark Kaufman, July 13, New York. Bride's non-pro; groom's VP of music/business affairs for New Line Cinema. * * * Ann Warren and Barry M. Grey, July 20, Beverly Hills. Bride's…
ABC's "Good Morning America" threw a farewell party Friday for Joan Lunden, ending a 20-year tenure on the ayem show.
The Independent Feature Project and the Director's Guild of America will co-host a tribute to director Gordon Parks Sr. and the recently created Gordon Parks Independent Film Awards at the DGA…
Robert Duvall's $5 million gamble paid off Saturday as October Films shelled out about $6 million for worldwide rights to his film "The Apostle," which had its world premiere at the Toronto Intl…
Laura Dern — whose credits include “Rambling Rose,” “Jurassic Park,” “Wild at Heart” and “Citizen Ruth” — has signed with CAA, where she will be repped by Fred Specktor, Kim Hodgert and Scott Landis…
Paramount Parks is downplaying rumors of a rift threatening the outlook for its oft-delayed Star Trek: The Experience attraction at the Las Vegas Hilton.
Warner Bros. TV has inked a two-year overall deal with writer-producer Bennie R. Richburg Jr., co-executive producer of "The Jamie Foxx Show" on the WB.
Buena Vista Intl. is distributing “Air Force One” internationally; Sony has the film in North America. Information was wrong in a story Thursday about the Venice Intl. Film Festival.
Fox Kids Worldwide has begun the process of taking over IFE (Intl. Family Entertainment), and will lay off 45 employees in IFE's Virginia Beach, Va., headquarters as of Oct. 10.