MGM Grand Inc.'s board nominated retired Chrysler chairman Lee A. Iacocca and Nevada banking pioneer E. Parry Thomas as directors. Iacocca's nomination underscores his close ties with investor Kirk…
Jack Lang, who redefined French culture to include rap and graffiti during a decade as culture minister, passed the torch to a Gaullist militant leaning more toward tradition.
Harmony Holdings Inc. raised $ 1.6 million from the exercise of substantially all of its restructured A warrants and a portion of its newly created B warrants. In a press release, the company said it…
The jury in a television trial of James Earl Ray has found him not guilty of the murder of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. The verdict was returned after a 10-day trial of Ray presented by HBO and Thames…
Mark Silverman, associate publisher and special projects head of weekly Variety since 1987, is leaving the publication effective April 9.
LucasArts Games has been rechristened LucasArts Entertainment Co. The new unit will consist of both entertainment and educational consumer software.
Lisa Millman has been promoted from senior director to VP, press and artist development, at Elektra Records.
David Cascoigne, chairman of the New Zealand Film Commission for eight years , left the post Wednesday upon the expiration of his current term.
New Line Cinema Corp. is seeking a court order barring rival Cinema Line Films Corp. from using trademarks that it claims are confusingly similar.
Michele Ruiz, a reporter for the "KTLA Morning News" since its inception in July 1991, has been named to the vacant co-anchor post of the indie's prime time weekend news. She will continue her news…
Daily Variety won the trophy for most improved trade publication Friday night at the 36th annual Maggie Awards Banquet, sponsored by the Western Publications Assn.