Diane Venora and Omar Sharif have whetted their appetites for Touchstone Pictures' "Eaters of the Dead," based on Michael Crichton's 1976 novel.
Think Jeffrey Katzenberg's case against the Walt Disney Co. is a slam dunk? Think again. Despite the pro-Katzenberg buzz, a recent analysis of the court file suggests otherwise.
TriStar and producer Harry Ufland optioned the Lauren Greenfield book “Fast Forward: Growing Up in the Shadow of Hollywood.” The title was wrong in Tuesday’s story.
Oscar winner Ron Bass has signed a three-year, exclusive writing deal with Sony Pictures Entertainment that will also move the scribe into new territory: producing other scripters' pics. The deal…
A spokesperson for the German media heavyweight Bertelsmann AG denied reports in the German daily Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung that it plans to buy U.S. publisher McGraw-Hill Inc.
French pay television giant Canal Plus revealed details of its deal to sell a 37.5% interest in German pay TV channel Premiere to the Kirch Group, while also acquiring Kirch's 45% share in Italian…
Dorothy Buffum Chandler, Los Angeles philanthropist who lent her name to the large concert hall that serves as one of the anchors of the downtown Music Center, died Sunday. She was 96.
Senior producer Daniel Salzman’s first name was omitted from Wednesday’s story about production staff appointments on Columbia TriStar Television Distribution’s new latenight strip “Vibe.” * * *…
Charles Kuralt, a veteran of CBS News who covered hard-news stories but was happiest spinning his tales of offbeat Americans in out-of-the-way places, died Friday at age 62.
ABC News has agreed to produce 40 hours of original profiles for A&E's flagship series "Biography" over the next two years.
Showtime is fighting mad after five cable networks aired the controversial Mike Tyson-Evander Holyfield boxing match in its entirety despite the pay TV company's exclusive rights to the June 28 bout.