Jim Cora has been upped to chairman of Disneyland Intl. Cora, who has been with the Walt Disney Co. for more than 40 years, formed Disneyland Intl. in 1979.
Faye Dunaway has joined the cast of “Stanley’s Gig,” an independent joint production of Left Hook and Lampedusa Films. Written and directed by Marc Lazard and co-written by Gadi Dechter, “Gig” tells…
In a rare instance of true corporate fellowship (aka, synergy), Warner Bros., Time Warner Trade Publications and Warner-based John Wells Prods. have pooled their funds to jointly acquire the feature…
The long restructuring saga at Televisa holding company Televicentro seems to have reached a close with the entrance of Carlos Slim, Latin America's richest businessman, as a 24% shareholder.
Universal Pictures on Wednesday sold its stake in popular Web site Animalhouse.com to partner Hyundai Information Technology Co. for about $4 million.
Food Network announced it will launch nine series in July, including "Good Eats," a show starring filmmaker Alton Brown.
MGM has pushed back the release of UA's "The Thomas Crown Affair" from Friday, June 18, to Wednesday, Aug. 11.
Viacom Inc. finally took formal steps to spin off its Blockbuster video unit Thursday, filing a long-expected prospectus for an initial public offering of a minority stake expected to occur later…
Producer Dino De Laurentiis is near a deal to purchase screen rights to the Thomas Harris novel "Hannibal," for a sum north of $9 million, the most ever paid for a bigscreen adaptation.
Centropolis Effects, the f/x wing of Sony-based production outfit Centropolis Entertainment ("Independence Day," "Godzilla"), has tapped Mark Franco prexy and Aaron Dem head of production, the…
Buena Vista Television chairman Walter Liss has been named president of the ABC Owned Television Stations group, while Larry Pollock, who had held that position since 1991, has been upped to chairman…