Scott Sommer has joined 20th Century Fox as a creative executive, reporting directly to recently named worldwide production prexy Tom Jacobson.
Lyric soprano Dorothy Kirsten French, who rose to opera stardom and dedicated her later years to battling Alzheimer's disease, died yesteday of complications from a stroke. She was 82.
After months of build-up, Spike Lee's "Malcolm X" opened quietly but strongly in 1,124 theaters nationwide yesterday. While distributor Warner Bros. hadn't finished crunching early audience results…
John J. Cascella, a veteran keyboard player for the John Mellencamp band, was found dead in his car Nov. 14.
PROD'N CHART KEY Abbreviation: SUPR EXP-Supervising Executive Producer(s); EXP-Executive Producer(s); COEXP-Co-Executive Producer(s); SUPR PROD-Supervising Producer(s); PROD-Producer(s)…
Karla Vinson is joining Reeves Entertainment as VP of TV movies and miniseries, reporting to exec veepee of network programming Rob Kenneally. The addition of Vinson fills a void left by the…
The Aussie box office witnessed a surprising first over the weekend when two low-budget domestic offerings clocked in at first and second places, eclipsing "Sneakers,""Unlawful Entry" and "Patriot…
Tricia Davey has joined Intl. Creative Management, where she will be working with VP Irene Webb in the West Coast book department.
The career of George Lucas will be the featured topic of the George Pal Lecture on Film Fantasy in Film tonight at 8 p.m. in the Samuel Goldwyn Theater of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts…
Matsushita Electric Industrial Co., the parent of MCA/Universal, is still weathering the worldwide recession, which is severely undercutting profit margins in its consumer electronics business.