Dustin Hoffman is departing International Creative Management, the latest in a string of high-profile thesps to discharge the agency.
Penny Marshall's Parkway Prods. has picked up the comedy spec "Big Baby," with Donald Petrie ("Miss Congeniality") attached to direct.
Academy Award-nominated producer Richard Gladstein ("The Cider House Rules") has reupped his first-look deal with Miramax for two more years while unveiling new projects with John Irving, Quentin…
The Recording Industry Assn. of America, which reps all the major labels, has filed a copyright infringement suit against Bakersfield, Calif.-based MP3Board Inc.
The Kirch Group looks set to acquire 41% in broadcaster SAT.1 from German publisher Axel Springer Verlag and assume 100% ownership of the web.
Fine Line Features has optioned "Pride and Glory" from Gregory and Gavin O'Connor, the directing-producing brothers behind Fine Line's Academy Award-nominated "Tumbleweeds."
Universal Pictures has promoted foreign distribution veteran Jack Ledwith to vice president, international distribution. "Jack is an invaluable resource to not only my department but to all those who…
NBC Internet, the San Francisco-based online arm of the Peacock web, is climbing into the restaurant business, pairing up with Zagat.com to offer reviews of local eateries.
Vet Paramount exec Gino Campagnola has been promoted to the newly created post of exec VP of electronic cinema.
Mumbai police arrested the exec producer and two production assistants of Channel V's show "V Dare You" for airing an obscene program.
The dot com-uppance continued on Friday with Netcasters Pseudo Programs and Beatnik announcing substantial staff cutbacks and realignments of their business plans. Pseudo on Friday laid off 58 of its…