Germany's Advanced Medien and Teutonic helmer Wolfgang Petersen have announced a number of pics they will be producing via their joint outfit, Red Cliff Prods.
Director Michael Mann has cast Mario Van Peebles as Malcolm X in "Ali," the Columbia Pictures biopic that stars Will Smith. Van Peebles will play the Muslim leader who became a spiritual advisor to…
Uriel Sigala has been upped to chief technology officer of Film Roman. Sigala will oversee strategies for emerging technologies and new business development as well as supervise Film Roman's…
Bob Kaplowitz, formerly a Dallas-based film-distribution manager for 20th Century Fox, has been appointed exec VP and general sales manager for New Line Cinema. Kaplowitz will report to New Line…
Granada Media is combining United Prods. and LWT Prods. to create what it calls a TV production "powerhouse" in the south of the U.K.
David Cronenberg ("Crash") is in advanced negotiations to direct "Basic Instinct 2," the sequel to the Paul Verhoeven blockbuster to be financed by C-2 Pictures and Intermedia.
Rival satellite radio services Sirius Satellite Radio and XM Satellite Radio have both tapped Statistical Research to develop audience measurement tools and related services.
The troubled North American exhibition industry continued to dog the fortunes of Imax Corp., as the beleaguered large-format film company reported an expected third-quarter loss.
Johnny Galecki has been cast in Cameron Crowe's upcoming dramatic thriller "Vanilla Sky" for Paramount Pictures. Galecki, who followed an eight-year run on "Roseanne" with a string of film roles, is…
Disney stock was pummeled Thursday as the Mouse House posted higher profits in its fiscal fourth quarter but a decline for the year and acknowledged softening ad support for "Who Wants to Be a…
Terry Semel, the former Warner Bros. co-chairman, hosted a reception for GOP presidential candidate George W. Bush last year in Los Angeles. He also flew to Texas where he met with Bush. Information…