Apparently a joke claiming that Walt Disney was a pal of Hitler was no laughing matter to the Disney corporation, which canceled the publishing of "The Onion Presents: Our Dumb Century: 100 Years of…
Wade Dominguez, an actor who made his breakthrough as a lead student in the film “Dangerous Minds,” died Wednesday at Midway Hospital in Los Angeles from respiratory failure. He was 32. In “Minds,”…
Film actor O.Z. Whitehead, who appeared in “The Grapes of Wrath” and “A Song Is Born,” died July 29 in Dublin, Ireland, after a long bout with cancer. He was 87. Born in New York on March 1, 1911…
Eldon Shamblin, a rhythm guitarist who helped create the sound of Bob Wills and the Texas Playboys, died Aug. 5 of heart failure in Tulsa, Okla. He was 82. Shamblin contributed a jazz influence to…
Barcelona-based distribution house Sogedasa -- better known under its Filmax Group banner -- has entered exhibition, closing the circle on its plans for total vertical integration.
WebChoice Inc. has upped Valerie Gilbert from senior veep to prexy of the Santa Monica-based company. Gilbert is in the process of leading WebChoice’s worldwide launch this fall with programming from…
Christopher Sylbert, a set painter on such films as “Heaven Can Wait” and “Blowout,” died of pneumonia July 24 at his home in North Hollywood following a lengthy battle with multiple sclerosis. He…
New Yorker staff writer and ABC News legal analyst Jeffrey Toobin is planning a book about how Paula Jones and now Monica Lewinsky have affected the U.S. presidency.
Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment (TCFHE) International's Mary McLaren has been upped to senior vp, finance and operations.
UNITED KINGDOM Rupert Murdoch’s News Intl. has flatly denied a report that it is considering a takeover bid for the struggling Tottenham Hotspur soccer club. A News Intl. spokesperson dismissed as…
Thesps Halle Berry, Garry Shandling and David Duchovny have been recruited as presenters on next month's Emmy Awards kudocast.