BACK IN THE 1970S AND '80S, my job with the parent company of Warner Bros. came with an unusual and delightful perk -- the chance to sit silently in John Calley's Burbank studio office and, in…
David Kaplan has joined Shelter Ventures as a partner and manager of the company's $300 million venture capital fund, which plans to make investments in emerging technology companies.
Gabriel Mann is a man on a roll: He has committed to lead parts in "Summer Catch," "Things Behind the Sun" and "Josie and the Pussycats." Mann will soon be seen in USA Films' "Cherry Falls," Disney's…
Continuing to fill out management ranks in advance of its upcoming IPO, Playboy.com has made two new key appointments, tapping Spence Bovee VP of broadband and convergence to oversee production of…
"Bread and Tulips," Milanese director Silvio Soldini's gentle comedy about a bored housewife who flees her family obligations and daily drudgery and finds freedom and romance in Venice, swept the…
Embattled Canuck TV producer Cinar Corp. has been hit with a tough new ruling by Canadian regulatory authorities.
Ray Liotta has entered into final negotiations with Universal Pictures to star in "Hannibal" as FBI investigator Thomas Krendler. The sequel to "The Silence of the Lambs" is due to begin production…
In a public relations black eye for the Walt Disney Co., a Los Angeles federal jury ruled Friday that the entertainment conglom improperly coerced a dying employee into renouncing millions of dollars…
AlwaysI.com, the Web site formerly known as AlwaysIndependentFilms.com, on Thursday tapped former MGM international theatrical marketing exec Randy Greenberg as the company's new head of marketing.
Dick Wolf has signed director-producer Arthur W. Forney to an exclusive two-year deal with his Wolf Films banner. Forney's no stranger to the Wolf pack, having most recently served as co-executive…