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.
Planet Hollywood is coming to the furthermost reaches of its galaxy --- Auckland, New Zealand.
Actress Debra Messing, who played Stacey on Fox's "Ned & Stacey" last season, has replaced Sherilyn Fenn as the female lead in ABC's midseason drama "Hungry for Survival," sources say.
Modern Times Group (MTG) has signed an agreement with 20th Century Fox Television Intl. that gives it exclusive rights to all Fox film and TV product in the Baltic States.
Actor Scott Bakula and his Bakula Prods. banner have pacted with indie film and TV production outfit Green Communications to develop and produce "Promises Kept," a film based on the true story of…
Capitol Films, the London-based sales company, has picked up international rights to "Dancing at Lughnasa," which stars Meryl Streep and started shooting last week in Ireland.
The new album from Oasis has become the fastest-selling release ever in the U.K., moving 356,000 copies in its first day, Aug. 21.
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.