Sales and distribution company Cinequanon Pictures Intl. has launched its own domestic releasing label, CQN Releasing, to be headed by arthouse vet Peter Marai.
Robin Williams and director Christopher Columbus are in talks to reunite on "Bicentennial Man," a Nick Kazan-scripted adaptation of an Isaac Asimov short story for Hollywood Pictures, sources said.
Endemol Entertainment has inked a 15 million guilder ($7.53 million) deal with RTL Television in Germany to produce nine episodes of the new "John Sinclair" drama series.
Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment Intl. has named Lisa Licht senior VP of marketing.
Shares of Walt Disney Co. tumbled 4% Thursday on more than double the average volume as a leading Wall Street analyst shaved a dime off his earnings estimate for the entertainment blue chip.
Guns? Butter? No, the major exports from the United States today are more likely to be "Men In Black," LeAnn Rimes' tune "Blue" or a Windows '95 software program.
Viacom, the parent of MTV and Nickelodeon, is threatening to move its European headquarters out of Britain if new regulations allowing the unbundling of TV channel packages go ahead.
The "Seinfeld" syndie renewal streamroller is pulling into the Los Angeles market, possibly as early as next week.
Young Broadcasting announced Thursday that its net loss for the first quarter had widened 32% to $7.3 million, while revenues rose 5.4% to $64.6 million.
Tim McCleary has been appointed to the newly created position of director, media services and special projects, at NBC Entertainment Press & Publicity.
Domestic Film DAILY
PROVIDED BY: Box Office
Dawn of The Planet of The Apes
Dawn of The Planet of The Apes1Daily:$3.9M Cumulative:$152.4M Fox -23.45%
The Purge: Anarchy
The Purge: Anarchy2Daily:$2.6M Cumulative:$39.3M Universal Pictures -27.93%
Planes: Fire and Rescue
Planes: Fire and Rescue3Daily:$2.1M Cumulative:$23.8M Disney -8.99%