Visual effects house Digital Domain lopped 54 employees from its payroll, a staff reduction the company attributed to the completion of two major f/x contracts as well as an industrywide slowing in…
Miramax Films has pre-bought North American rights to "The Wisdom of Crocodiles," a metaphysical thriller starring Jude Law that starts shooting this month.
National Geographic Feature Films has grabbed the life rights of oceanographer Jacques Cousteau from the non-profit environmental org, the Cousteau Society.
With bids for Norman Lear's Act III Theaters due Friday, the field of buyers remains dominated by leveraged buyout firms led by giant Kohlberg Kravis Roberts, Wall Street sources said.
John Levoff has been named to the newly created position of executive producer of movies at UPN. Levoff, most recently president of his own production company, New Frontier Entertainment, will head…
Thesp Nancy Allen has been cast in the Jersey Films/Universal Pictures pic "Out of Sight," based on Elmore Leonard's bestselling novel of the same name.
Ending weeks of speculation over the future of Andre Harrell, the former Motown Records prexy/CEO has inked a joint-venture deal with Sony Music worth north of $25 million.
The Writers Guild of America East has filed formal charges with the National Labor Relations Board against the Alliance of Motion Picture & Television Producers, in an attempt to prevent the…
The British Broadcasting Corp. will be celebrating its 75th anniversary with a lineup of special programs. But the feel-good celebration has run into controversy with a much-hyped warts-and-all…
Barry Levinson and Mark Johnson --- the director and producer behind more than 12 films, including "The Natural" and "Rain Man" --- have reteamed, acquiring W.P. Kinsella's baseball novel, "Magic…
Warner Bros. has tapped Ernie Johnston to fill the newly created post of vice president of promotions and field publicity for the studio's theatrical marketing department.