Dutch producer and distributor Palm Plus Produkties has bought out Pri-mation Media, the parent company of animation production, distribution and licensing company Telescreen, from Japanese trading…
TNT, home to one of the highest-rated of the weekly wrestling series on television, has signed wrestler Sting to star in a made-for-cable movie called "Shutter Speed."
Paramount Pictures and producer Donald DeLine completed a preemptive buy of a comic pitch by Larry Levin ("Doctor Dolittle") that the studio hopes can be converted into a vehicle that will hook a big…
Cuba opened its arms to Americans and Americans responded. Curious, intrepid and enthusiastic, the U.S. industryites who made the trek to the Havana Film Festival Dec. 1-11 found eager auds…
The movie isn't out yet, but it's already making money on the Internet. A copy of the 2 minute and 11 second teaser trailer for the upcoming "Star Wars: Episode One -- The Phantom Menace" sold for…
Four staffers have ankled the New York office of bicoastal praisery Clein + White to join forces with publicist Jeff Hill, who recently ankled C+W after 11 years to start his own firm.
BVI's "Mulan" passed $100 million overseas -- the 16th title of 1998 to pass that milestone, though the week at the overseas box office was generally mixed.
"Family Guy" + post-Super Bowl timeslot + "The Simpsons" with Rupert Murdoch guesting = Fox's Jan. 31 game plan for launching what the web hopes will be its next big animated sitcom.
Henri Bollinger, president of the Entertainment Publicists Professional Society, has been elected to a second term in the organization's bi-annual elections.
Hallmark Entertainment Network has appointed F. Kip Vanderbilt senior VP, worldwide advertising sales. In his new position, based in Gotham, Vanderbilt will be responsible for building the company's…