The era of lava lamps, platform shoes, beanbag chairs, 8-track and quad will come roaring back --- yet again --- beginning today when cable's Game Show Network strips reruns of that 1970s classic…
MGM has tapped longtime independent media relations specialist Craig Parsons for the newly created position of senior VP of corporate communications and investor relations, starting immediately, the…
In an attempt to make peace between warring factions of the Writers Guild of America, two leaders of the West unit late last week met with their Eastern counterparts, but skirmishing between the two…
Touchstone Pictures has optioned an updated spec version of Shakespeare's "The Taming of the Shrew" called "Ten Things I Hate About You" by Karen Lutz and Kirsten Smith for Revolution Entertainment…
Chris Petrikin: Lit Picks
Making a great movie about baseball is as elusive an art as hitting a home run, but Paramount and Woody Harrelson think they have found the perfect story in former Boston Red Sox pitcher Bill Lee.
Universal TV and Fox Broadcasting Co. have inked a talent holding deal with Moon Zappa and are developing a sitcom for her that will be considered for fall 1998.
Broadening his role in the film business, Academy Award winner Nicolas Cage and his production banner Saturn Films have struck a deal with 20th Century Fox to produce "Tom Slick: Monster Hunter,"…
Buena Vista Intl. senior veep and general manager Larry Kaplan and distribution veep Anthony Marcoly will be lauded as CineAsia distributors of the year at the event's fourth annual opening-night…
Jeffrey Freedman has been named director of business affairs for the Paramount Motion Picture Group.
Keller Entertainment, the TV producer/distributor behind "Conan the Barbarian," has unveiled its latest one-hour series project.