Only weeks after the Yucaipa Cos. teamed with Artists Management Group founder Michael Ovitz to launch e-tailer CheckOut.com, Internet investment outfit Idealab! has pacted with Creative Artists…
Tooling up for succession, CanWest Global founder Izzy Asper is putting his son, Leonard Asper, at the helm. The younger Asper, 35, is taking over the position of prexy and CEO, replacing Peter…
James Caan, Juliette Lewis and Taye Diggs have joined the cast of Artisan Entertainment's crime thriller "The Way of the Gun."
Propaganda Films post-production exec Glenn Kiser has been tapped as veep and general manager of George Lucas' Skywalker Sound.
Netcaster iFilm Network on Wednesday plans to begin giving Internet users an eye into Hollywood, with a behind-the-scenes look into the making of indie helmer Rob Nilsson's "Scheme."
The Supreme Court wants to take another look at Playboy Television -- to see if Congress went too far when it ordered cable systems to completely block all audio and video during times when kids are…
Universal Music Group has reached a settlement with Randy Phillips, who claimed in his $5 million lawsuit that he was made prexy of MCA Records only to have the gig withdrawn. Phillips, now chief of…
E! Entertainment has inked with Israeli broadcaster Tel-Ad to create a showbiz channel for the Middle Eastern market.
Sky Latin America Partners has tapped Jerry Henshaw as its senior VP, technology. Henshaw will oversee the satcaster’s technological development, including enhancements to set-top boxes and…
Veteran screenwriter Walter Bernstein, who recounted his experience as a blacklisted Hollywood writer in the film "The Front," has optioned the film rights to Katharine Weber's "The Music Lesson," a…
It will be a cruel summer indeed if grosses continue their present course on Broadway. Dipping downward by $829,341, the take on the Great White Way clocked a middling $11,566,274 last week.