Steven Seagal has signed a pay-or-play deal with Warner Bros. to star in “Exit Wounds,” an action drama to be produced by Joel Silver and directed by Andrzej Bartkowiak, the tandem behind the Jet Li…
Sig Mickelson, who helped build CBS News during the early days of television and helped make Walter Cronkite a national news figure, died March 24 of natural causes in San Diego. He was 86…
Ari Sloane, who served as the associate producer of “The Mirror Has Two Faces,” died Jan. 26 in Los Angeles from AIDS complications. He was 36. In 1996, Sloane served as associate producer for the…
German media player Kinowelt Medien is in talks to take a 33% stake in mini-web tm3, according to a report in Tuesday's issue of German daily Die Welt.
Castle Hill Prods. has acquired international distribution rights to John Andrew Gallagher's "The Deli."
Margaret Pritchard Boone, the mother of entertainer Pat Boone, died March 20 of natural causes in Nashville, Tenn. She was 90. Boone was a registered nurse who helped run the family contracting…
Jim Cash, a prolific screenwriter who co-wrote movies from “Top Gun” to “Turner & Hooch,” died over the weekend in East Lansing, Mich. He was 59. In addition to writing movie scripts, Cash…
Neil Patterson, ABC News senior vice president of operations and the executive in charge of ABC’s millennium program, died March 25 at St. Vincent’s Hospital in New York City of complications from a…
Kinowelt Medien has acquired U.S. in-flight entertainment company Entertainment Concepts in a move it says transforms it into "the global market leader."
Harold B. “Hal” Fisher, a producer for CBS News who covered the Kent State U. shootings and Detroit race riots, died Feb. 23 of natural causes in Sarasota, Fla. He was 74. Fisher’s career with CBS…
Germany's third-largest cable operator, Primacom, has acquired pay-per-view licenses for seven features from German licensing group Advanced Medien.