Disney has snatched up a pitch tentatively titled "Area 99" from scribe Neil Tolkin.
Katie Martin, formerly a publicist with the Angellotti Co., has been hired by Fine Line Features as manager of West Coast publicity and promotions. In her new role, Martin will oversee publicity…
U.S. protests over runaway pic and TV production haven't hurt Canada -- in fact, they may be giving it a boost. Producers in Hollywood and Europe are making many more inquiries into shooting projects…
DreamWorks Records Nashville has signed a deal with CDKnet, an entertainment high-tech company, to use its interactive multimedia technology for upcoming CD releases.
Michael Clements is joining the WB Network in a newly created dual role as veepee of current programming and the net's inhouse Michigan J. Frog Prods.
Lawrence Meyers is ankling his position as president of international distribution for Seagal-Nasso Films, a partnership between action star Steven Seagal and producer Julius Nasso.
In what is quickly shaping up as the first go project for producers Arnold and Anne Kopelson under their exclusive deal at Fox, "X-Files" director Rob Bowman has been set to helm "Riptide," an action…
Some television stocks proved winners last week as Wall Street embraced the Federal Communication Commission's decision to relax its stance on TV station ownership.
Ann Johnson has been tapped VP of creative affairs at Granada USA Entertainment, replacing Dan Pasternack, who left last month to become senior veep of drama at Studios USA.
Brad Renfro ("Apt Pupil") and Dominique Swain ("Lolita") will play camp counselors bent on upending traditional camp life in New Line Cinema's "Happy Campers," set to shoot this fall in North…