Ross A. Henry, who served as the chief financial officer of Village Roadshow Pictures until December, has been indicted by a grand jury and arrested on charges of defrauding the film…
German kidvid player Ravensburger Family Entertainment is issuing 1 million new shares to finance the acquisition of Australian animation studio Energee Entertainment.
Andrew Gordon has been appointed to the newly created position of deputy chair at WIN Corp., the rural Australian TV affiliate of Kerry Packer's Nine Network.
Sizzling hot off winning the Oscar for his turn in "American Beauty," Kevin Spacey has committed to star in "The Shipping News," a film to be helmed by Oscar-nominated director Lasse Hallstrom ("The…
Julia Roberts could hit a trifecta this weekend with "Erin Brockovich" looking to rack up its third straight victory at the nation's box office.
Three-time Oscar-nommed costume designer Ann Roth ("The Talented Mr. Ripley") will receive the Theater Development Fund's Irene Sharaff lifetime achievement in costume design award at a reception…
Producers Jonathan Shteinman ("Angel Baby" and "Thank God He Met Lizzie") and Emile Sherman ("Sample People") have joined forces to form a new Australian feature sales, acquisitions and distribution…
Canada's leading French-language TV network, TVA Group, has made a friendly takeover bid for Motion Intl., one of the country's top producers, with an offer of C$5.45 ($3.75 per share) or…
Tim Allen and Christian Slater are negotiating to star in "Cletis Tout," a comedy about mistaken identity written and to be directed by Chris Ver Wiel for Seven Arts Pictures. Filming is slated to…
Maybe NBC is onto something with this wrestling-football thing. One week after lifting "Saturday Night Live" to its best male demographic ratings in six years, World Wrestling Federation superstar…
The Intl. Documentary Assn. has put out a call for entries for its 16th annual Distinguished Documentary Achievement Awards, to take place in Los Angeles on Oct. 27.