Former Largo Entertainment chairman Barr Potter has launched a new L.A.-based film company, Tripod Entertainment, with plans to finance and sell four to six big-budget pics a year.
In what is seen as a sign of confidence, Warner Bros. is seriously considering moving up the release date of its Will Smith starrer "Wild Wild West" from Friday, July 2, to Wednesday, June 30.
Members of the Writers Guild of America West have approved John McLean's appointment as executive director of the 8,500-member union.
Miramax Films, which has been battling for domestic rights to Gaumont's "Me Myself I," has made a startling offer of $6 million for the Australian comedy -- even though Harvey Weinstein hasn't seen…
In another sign of the belt-tightening affecting Network Row, ABC brass is implementing several new companywide cost-saving measures, including a mandatory hiring freeze for all divisions, a 25%…
Mel Gibson will make his first foray into network television, co-producing a telepic about three of the Aussie thesp's favorite people: Moe, Larry and Curly.
Cablevision Systems' net loss jumped sharply to $238 million in the first quarter, the Long Island, N.Y.-based company said Thursday, despite growth in cable and programming cash flow.
Robert Redford's Wildwood Enterprises has inked a three-year development and production financing pact with Pan-European studio Eureka, an alliance of Germany's Kirch Group and Italy's Mediaset and…
Thesp Kevin Sorbo is saying good-bye to "Hercules: The Legendary Journeys" and hello to Gene Roddenberry's brand of sci-fi/action TV.
MTV, looking to capitalize on the pro-wrestling phenomenon, has purchased the spec script "Tag Team" to be one of the music web's up-coming made-for-TV movies.
Multichannel Advertising Bureau Intl. said ad revs reported by its member networks for Asia, Europe and Latin America soared 23% last year to $692.8 million.