Marking her departure from the family film genre, producer Jennie Lew Tugend (the "Free Willy" films) has teamed with Dan Clark to tackle the heavy drama "Buddha Rain."
MEMO TO: Leonardo DiCaprio FROM: Peter Bart I’VE BEEN WATCHING you ricochet between movie offers lately, Leo, and frankly it’s not been a pretty sight. Depending on whom one believes, you’ve been…
Fresh from mounting the spring U.S. premiere of the Cameron Mackintosh-backed musical "The Fix," the Signature Theater of Arlington, Va., announced it will present the world premiere of the new John…
Thailand's broadcast media are to be liberalized over the next three years, allowing private companies to take part.
Sheryl Rothmuller has been named publicist at NBC Entertainment Press & Publicity. In her new position, Rothmuller will work on various publicity assignments, including NBC Enterprises, NBC…
FCC Chairman William Kennard will be hosting a roundtable discussion on minority opportunities with several leading broadcasters, including CBS' Mel Karmazin, Clear Channel's Lowry Mays, Jacor's…
Grammy Award winning Arista Records artist and Lilith Fair founder Sarah McLachlan has been selected to receive the Elizabeth Cady Stanton Visionary Award, a nod that represents the singer's role in…
Channel Four Intl. has tapped Bernard MacLeod as managing director, with a remit to expand the channel's program rights exploitation activity both overseas and within the U.K.
Preservationists may have influenced major modifications to Pacific Theatres' final designs for a $70 million retail-entertainment complex at the site of the Cinerama Dome, but supporters of the…
Producer Ray Stark has given another $500,000 to the Peter Stark Memorial Scholarship, a fund that provides financial support to students in film production at the UCLA School of Theater, Film and…
Director Paul Verhoeven has committed to "The Hollow Man" as his next film at Columbia, with shooting to start in the fall or winter.