New Line Cinema has named former United Artists Theatre Circuit film buyer David Tuckerman to the newly created post of exec VP and general sales manager.
A court injunction forcing exhibitors to pay music rights amounting to 2.5% of their grosses has prompted theater closures and generated widespread concern in Brazil's film sector.
Robert Carlyle and Ray Winstone are in negotiations to co-star in "There's Only One Jimmy Grimble," one of several projects being prepped for production this year by the U.K.'s FilmFour.
L.A.-based Dover Films Inc., which specializes in the creation of large-format films, is opening Dover Films Ltd. in England to serve the growing British and European markets.
In the latest in a series of bond issues backed by an entertainment firm's assets, Charles Koppelman's CAK Universal Credit Corp. has structured a $29 million loan for performing rights org Sesac.
"Cleopatra," the Robert Halmi Sr.-produced miniseries set to air on ABC this month, will have an unusual encore in July when the made-for is offered by satcaster DirecTV as a pay-per-view telecast.
Kenneth Branagh has confirmed that "Macbeth" will be the second film produced by his Shakespeare Film Co. under its three-pic deal with Intermedia.
Cumulus Media, which owns and operates the country's third-largest radio group in terms of stations, said Tuesday that its net loss for the first quarter widened 137.2% to $14.6 million as revenues…
Gallic major Gaumont, the world's oldest film company, is beefing up its international film projects with a spate of big-budget, English-lingo pics.
In a major boost for Microsoft, Sony Music Entertainment will announce today it will use the tech giant's Windows Media Technologies 4.0 format to offer digitally distributed music online.
While rumors have had him moving into just about every executive suite in Hollywood, New Line Cinema president of production Michael DeLuca appears close to a new long-term, executive/producer pact…