Arturo Ripstein today begins lensing one of the most expensive Mexican films ever: "No One Writes to the Colonel," adapted from the novel by Gabriel Garcia Marquez.
Robert Sugalski, a screenwriter who recently completed work with writing partner Michael Apostolina on “Planet Deb” for New Line Cinema, died May 22 of AIDS complications in Los Angeles. He was 38…
Debra Streicker-Fine has been named president of Digital Domain Interactive Media, the multimedia division of the "Titanic" visual f/x house, where she'll oversee the CD-ROM titles as well as…
Actress Debi Mazar is joining the cast of NBC's office comedy "Working," while three other actors are expected to leave the show.
Writers Stephen Susco and John Weidner, the duo who penned New Line’s “Bone in the Throat,” have signed with APA, where they will be repped by David Saunders. Susco and Weidner also are developing…
David Pressman, a veteran of nearly 20 years in the marketing, fashion, art and motion picture industries, has been named account executive and vice president of new business development at…
British media group Pearson on Friday unveiled details of its deal to sell non-education publishing divisions of Simon & Schuster.
Barry Diller's USA Networks has tapped former Kushner/Locke executive Adam Shapiro to head the cable networks' original movie production division.
Pubcaster KCET Los Angeles is mounting a bid this week to become a much more relevant player in this company town. KCET prexy and CEO Al Jerome is hitting the fundraising trail with a demo reel for a…
AMC Entertainment has delayed its $60 million stock offering in what appears to be a response to the stock market slump afflicting exhib stocks.
A target list of 15 potential bidders has been drawn up by Goldman Sachs to receive the sale prospectus for Polygram Filmed Entertainment.