Jenny McCarthy has joined Kirk Douglas, Dan Aykroyd and Lauren Bacall in Total Group’s tentatively titled “Diamonds” (formerly “Sundowning”). Pic is about a former prizefighter who, together with his…
JACKSON'S SET OF 'RULES': Samuel L. Jackson is negotiating to star alongside Tommy Lee Jones in "Rules of Engagement," the Paramount drama to be directed by William Friedkin early next year. The film…
Barrett Deems, a drummer for Louis Armstrong and Benny Goodman among other jazz greats, died Sept. 15of natural causes in Chicago. He was 83. Deems, known in jazz circles as the great Deemus, was 15…
Actor Christian Slater, who currently appears in the Polygram release “Very Bad Things,” has signed with the United Talent Agency, where he will be repped by David Schiff, Tracey Jacobs and Jim…
The Society of Motion Picture and Television Art Directors has renewed Scott Roth's contract as executive director, lasting through 2001.
Deon Jones, father of the “Young and the Restless” actor Bryant Jones, died Oct. 13 of adeno virus at Richmond Memorial Hospital in Columbia, S.C. Jones’ son Bryant earned a 1997 Daytime Emmy nominee…
SPAIN Sanchez Gijon in as Spain’s Acad prexy Actresses Aitana Sanchez Gijon (“A Walk in the Clouds”), was elected president of Spain’s Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences. She replaces…
The Cartoon Network has tapped Laurie Goldberg as VP of public relations. Goldberg will be based in Atlanta and will oversee all publicity and public relations activity on behalf of the net…
Warner Bros. has named Jodi Nesis VP, corporate strategic planning and development.
"Generation X" author Douglas Coupland joins a new pantheon of authors in his jump from previous publisher Judith Regan and her Regan Books imprint to Pantheon, a division of Random House.
Grammy-winning music recording engineer Anthony Salvatore died Nov. 18 in Hackensack, N.J. He was 77. Salvatore won Grammys for the recordings of “Lohengrin” in 1966, “Sweeney Todd” in 1979 and “The…
2016-2017 Oscar Predictions
- ‘La La Land,’ ‘Doctor Strange,’ ‘The Crown’ Win Costume Designers Guild Awards
- Spirit Awards Hosts Nick Kroll and John Mulaney on Friendship, Indie Films and Day Drinking
- Final Oscar Predictions as the Season Hits the Home Stretch
- Behind-the-Scenes Video of Ryan Gosling Playing Piano in ‘La La Land’ (EXCLUSIVE)