Pioneer Entertainment has inked a homevideo distrib deal with Regent Entertainment. The pact's frosh effort is the video release of Regent's William Shatner starrer "Free Enterprise," currently in…
Hundreds of Universal Studio execs on Friday kicked off a yearlong buddy program with residents of the Motion Picture Television Fund, home to aging and disabled entertainment professionals.
Everyone grumbles that movies are never as good as the books they're based on, but turning the tables on that cliche was Susanna Kaysen, who wrote the book "Girl, Interrupted."
UNITED KINGDOM BSkyB has taken a 10% stake in leading U.K. games company Gameplay.com for £10.6 million ($17 million), the satcaster’s first major move into online gaming. At the same time, BSkyB has…
Warner Bros. and producer Jerry Weintraub have sent a draft script of the romantic heist project “33 Liberty Street” to Julia Roberts. Sources said the studio would agree to pay Roberts’ full fee if…
A memorial fund for veteran voiceover performer and actress Mary Kay Bergman has been established at the Suicide Prevention Center of Didi Hirsch Community Mental Health Center.
Tony Bates has been upped to group finance director at EMI. Based in London, he will report to chairman Eric Nicoli. Bates is currently exec VP and chief financial officer of EMI Recorded Music. * *…
Scene designer and TV art director Edward Theodore (Ted) Cooper died Dec. 5 of heart failure at his home in Sherman Oaks. He was 79. Cooper, a member of United Scenic Artists Local 829 for 53 years…
Television France Intl., the umbrella group responsible for promoting French production exports, has introduced Chinese onto its popular program Web site. Unveiling the development at Mip Asia, TVFI…
A memorial service for Abraham Polonsky, an acclaimed blacklisted screenwriter-director who died Oct. 26, will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday at the Writers Guild Theater, 135 S. Doheny Drive, Beverly…