MGM has bought a comedy spec script by James-Patrick Stoteraux and Chad Fiveash for Original Film. Setting is college spring break; Neal Moritz and Brad Luff will produce.
Entering on camel-back, Universal vid execs gave an appropriately splashy kickoff to the vid launch of "The Mummy," which will bow Sept. 28, backed by an extensive campaign to herald its release.
Michael MacMillan, chairman and CEO of Alliance Atlantis Communications, will be the dinner chairman of the 27th Intl. Emmy Awards gala Nov. 22 in New York.
Kelly Bush, who runs I/D Public Relations, has elevated Ina Treciokas and hired longtime PMK publicist Mara Buxbaum. Both will become partners in the praisery. Treciokas continues in the Los Angeles…
Veteran TV exec Jules Haimovitz is poised to join the Lion as head of a new division tasked with developing cable channels and other ventures revolving around MGM's vast movie and TV library.
CBS-owned KCBS has inked an unusual deal with production outfit Si TV to carry a latenight block of Latino-themed original programs for a seven-week test run to begin next month.
With growth rates of 10% to 15% per week, Bertelsmann said it is satisfied with its online bookstore BOL, launched five months ago.
Annette O’Toole has joined the cast of Fox 2000’s “Here on Earth.” Leelee Sobieski stars in Michael Seitzman’s story of two young students who fall in love only to discover one of them has a terminal…
In the latest shakeup triggered by the Lion's new management team, MGM TV topper John Symes has been forced out as part of a companywide restructuring that resulted in the layoffs of about 45…
Bills intended to protect the rights of child actors and deceased celebs were approved Tuesday by the California Assembly Judiciary Committee.