A new group for cable operators, the Czech Association of Cable Communications (CACC), was introduced at the EuroCable Czech conference this week.
Director-producer Ted Demme, whose credits include the black comedy “The Ref” and the ensemble drama “Beautiful Girls,” has signed with United Talent Agency. Demme has been without an agent since he…
Former Venice Film Festival topper Felice Laudadio is gearing up for a busy summer. In addition to producing Michelangelo Antonioni's new feature, "Destination Verna," the veteran fest organizer has…
"Chances are good" that the Walt Disney Co. will establish a theme park here in the middle of the next decade, according to a high-ranking Hong Kong government official.
Singer Dusty Springfield died Tuesday in London following a long battle with breast cancer at age 59.
Resort Theaters of America, the newly formed cinema chain headed by Brad Krevoy and Ron Leslie, has acquired all of the Metropolitan Theater Corp.'s Palm Springs area complexes, including four sites…
Walt Disney Pictures has bought scribe David Capper's comedy pitch "Kung Fool" for a low to mid-six figures.
Actor Antonio Banderas, composer Lalo Schifrin and animation director Phil Roman will be among those honored April 7 at the 14th annual Imagen Awards, which honor positive portrayals of Hispanics in…
San Francisco businessman Jonathan N. Zakin has donated more than $500,000 to the UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television to establish the Lew and Pamela Hunter/Jon Zakin Chair in Screenwriting.
"My Best Friend's Wedding" helmer P.J. Hogan is near a deal to direct playwright Douglas Carter Beane's "As Bees in Honey Drown" for Universal.
"Access Hollywood's" Pat O'Brien will serve as master of ceremonies for the 1999 ShoWest Awards Dinner on Tuesday at the Bally's hotel and casino in Las Vegas.