Producer Greg Smith's Smith Entertainment has optioned Ramsey Campbell's haunted-house novel "Nazareth Hill" and assigned two-time Nicholl Fellowship semi-finalist Todd Ludy to adapt the novel into a…
“Titanic” star Leonardo DiCaprio is near a decision on his first starring role since becoming an international box office titan. While DiCaprio has several plum offers before him, sources said the…
Univision has named Ronald Furman exec VP of sales and marketing. Furman joins from ABC, where he spent 10 years in various sales capacities, most recently as VP of primetime sales for Gotham, L.A.…
Quentin Tarantino's Rolling Thunder banner, in association with Grindhouse Prods. and Cowboy Booking Intl., is re-releasing Lucio Fulci's cult classic "The Beyond."
ITALY The Italian division of Sony Entertainment launches its new DVD format nationally today, with”Legends of the Fall,” “Jumanji,” “A Few Good Men,” “Bram Stoker’s Dracula” and “In the Line of Fire”…
The WB Television Network has chosen IBM to provide an integrated distribution and spot insertion solution for its WeB Division.
Charles S. Swartz has joined Andersen Consulting as business development director. He comes to the media and entertainment outfit after turns at UCLA Extension’s entertainment studies & performing…
Hilary Clark has been upped to senior VP of publicity at Twentieth Century Fox Intl., relocating to L.A. from the company's Paris office.
David Boreanaz, who co-stars as Angel on the WB network’s “Buffy the Vampire Slayer” series, has signed with ICM. He will be repped by Tracy Brennan, JoAnne Colonna, Ron West and Perry Ewell. He…
After watching the Mike Myers screen creations “Wayne’s World” and “Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery” turn into bigscreen hits, Imagine Ent. has made a deal for “Sprockets,” a film that…
New York magazine just turned 30, and Gotham came out in force April 2 to celebrate at Studio 54.