Paramount Pictures and Lynda Obst Prods. have paid a mid-six-figure sum to acquire Hunter Richards' spec script "Jack and Jill," to which Nicolas Cage is attached as star.
In what might be Oscar's swan song performance in downtown Los Angeles, the 1999 Academy Awards will be presented at the Shrine Auditorium Sunday, March 26, 2000.
ABC Owned Television Stations has promoted David S. Converse to VP and director of engineering, announced O&O chairman Lawrence J. Pollock. In his new post, Converse will oversee all engineering and…
NEW YORK — VH1 has signed Amy Jo Johnson, Michelle Phillips, Frederick Forrest, Kelli Williams and Adam Ant to star in “Sweetwater,” the music cabler’s first telefilm to go into production. The…
Further stepping up its ambitions for Europe, Ster Century -- the European trading brand of South African cinema operator Ster Kinekor -- has unveiled plans to build just under 100 screens in Spain.
NBC veteran David Nevins has been tapped as exec VP of programming for Fox Broadcasting Co., where he will oversee current programming and development as the No. 2 to Fox entertainment prexy Doug…
Chester L. Migden, a former executive director of the Screen Actors Guild who helped devise the principle of paying actors residuals for television reruns, died Sunday after a heart attack. He was 78…
WinStar TV & Video has picked up the domestic TV and homevideo rights to BMG Independents film library, signaling BMG's retreat from the homevideo biz.
Italy's dominant pay TV operator Telepiu, controlled by Gallic media group Canal Plus, posted a loss of $165 million for its fiscal 1998.
Mexico's No. 2 broadcaster TV Azteca is taking a chance on a Euro-animated series in a market dominated by U.S. and Japanese productions.
The Hoyts Cinemas board was forced Tuesday to lower the company's projected earnings for the year to June 30 after a potential bidder for its U.S. loop dropped out last last week.