Walt Disney Studios will create an umbrella entity for all its production labels called Buena Vista Motion Pictures Group with David Vogel in charge as prexy, the studio announced Thursday.
New Line Cinema made a preemptive purchase worth low- against mid- to high-six figures for "Little Green Men," the new Random House novel by Christopher Buckley.
Forget hard vs. soft: ABC News chief David Westin wants his reporters to go deep when covering the day's events.
The team that gave Anthony Minghella's "The English Patient" its Oscar-winning sheen has signed on to Minghella's follow-up feature, Paramount and Miramax's "The Talented Mr. Ripley."
National Amusements has bowed Chile's biggest multiplex, a Santiago 14-screener, in an intensifying battle for the No. 5 Latino B.O. arena.
Trauma Records has announced the appointment of Linda Murdock as veepee of promotion. Her new responsibilities will include overseeing the development and growth of Trauma’s artist roster. Murdock…
Oscar-nominated screenwriter Paul Attanasio and producer Katie Jacobs have inked a two-year, first-look deal for their Heel & Toe Films to develop and produce features for Paramount Pictures.
Actor Ron Livingston joins William Hurt, Nigel Hawthorne, Miranda Richardson and Irene Jacob in "The Big Brass Ring," a film based on a script originally written by Orson Welles.
Endemol Entertainment has moved to strengthen its new distribution arm with the appointment of Hedy van Bochove as executive vice president of acquisitions and development.
Marking its first exec appointments since beginning a multiyear deal with 20th Century Fox, New Regency Prods. has hired Peter Cramer as senior veepee of production and promoted Alexandra Milchan to…
The former director of the Mexican Film Institute (Imcine) is expected to be named shortly to the top spot at Televisa's film arm Televicine.