A group of private investors outside the entertainment industry is in exclusive negotiations for the purchase of Culver Studios, Sony Pictures' annex lot.
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Universal reversed field Tuesday, announcing just a week before the DVD release of "E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial" that the original 1982 theatrical version will also be included on the lower-priced…
Mark Gill is ankling as president of Miramax's Los Angeles operations and hopes to levitate a new career as a producer. His contract expired this week after an eight-year run.
David Ellis will direct "Cellular" for New Line Cinema. Ellis, who recently directed "Final Destination 2" for the studio, is in advanced negotiations to helm the pic.
New Yorker fiction and literary editor Bill Buford is stepping down from that post, where he presides over what many regard as the premier platform for American fiction.
To the Editor: Your apt and appropriate description of Donald Wildmon as a “strident evangelical” (“FCC: Anti-Choice,” Sept. 18) was right on the mark. Keep up the good work. It is appalling that a…
Six top film music execs will be saluted Thursday at the City of Hope's annual Music & Entertainment Industry Spirit of Life gala dinner.
To the Editor: After drying up the foreign markets and the insurance industry, Hollywood wants to know the next source of “other people's money.” Apparently, it is the ad agencies and their deep…
Is the film producer extinct? No, but clearly endangered. As evidence, survey the list of 18 producer credits adorning the new thriller “Narc” emerging from Paramount and Lions Gate. Producer credits…
Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) introduced legislation Tuesday that would help smaller media companies compete with the big guns in going after attractive new opportunities.
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