Film and TV thesp Pamela Gidley is making deals on both sides of the camera. Though she primarily has played dramatic roles throughout her career, Gidley has signed up for a major comedic turn with…
Unlike their American counterparts, there's nothing anorexic-looking about Egyptian femme TV presenters and newsreaders.
Larry Jacobson, VP of Fox TV and executive VP and chief financial officer of the Fox Broadcasting Co., may, in the next few weeks, be promoted to president of the Fox Network, sources say.
Rose Prouser of Reuters should have been credited as photographer for Wednesday’s Pix Mix of the “Hoodlum” premiere. * * * Landmark Entertainment Group co-founder Tony Christopher’s name was wrong in…
In an effort to attract younger viewers, MTV India is making Hindi film songs the backbone of its new playlist.
Former NBC exec and TV producer Brian Pike is joining Creative Artists Agency as an agent in the television department, where he'll focus on telefilms and miniseries.
Seeking to strengthen its position and deepen its areas of expertise, L.A.-based VIFX's parent company, Very Imaginative Pictures Inc., has acquired a majority interest in upstate New York-based…
Leading Spanish art film distributor Wanda Films has joined with Ricardo Evole's Yelmo Films, one of the country's biggest exhibition chains, to form Wanda Distribucion, a joint distribution alliance…
Writer-producer-director Adam Rifkin, whose credits include the 1995 feature "The Chase" starring Charlie Sheen, has been enlisted to executive produce as well as write and direct three series pilots…
Even as one legendary special-effects house, Richard Edlund's Boss Film (story, page 6), closed down, another one --- West L.A.-based Vifx --- likely is in the process of enlarging itself…
In its offshore preem, Paramount's sci-fier "Event Horizon" launched in the U.K. last weekend with a solid but not spectacular $1.7 million in four days on 207 screens.