Underscoring its growing European production ambitions, Lions Gate Films has entered into its first Euro co-production, "The Salami Man," to be directed by J.K. Amalou.
Julia Eisenman, a former TV news producer for ABC, has joined Jersey Films as a VP of development.
Gene Hackman may soon be making a book connection, since his first novel, "Black Star Rising," an 1800s-set sea adventure he's co-written with underwater archaeologist Dan Lenihan, is in the hands of…
Regency Television, established in April, has set the casting for and will begin production Tuesday in Toronto on its first project, "The Unicorn's Secret," a four-hour miniseries based on a true…
Fox has emerged the winner in the first head-to-head Wednesday showdown between its "Beverly Hills, 90210" and the WB's "Dawson's Creek."
Swedish exhib giant Svensk Filmindustri has become the first foreign hardtop builder granted permission to break ground in Norway.
Actor-director-writer Alan Alda has signed with International Creative Management, where he will be repped by Toni Howard, Eddy Yablams and Danny Greenberg. Though best known for his role as Captain…
TVI, a subsidiary of European entertainment giant CLT-Ufa, has acquired a 50% stake in Belgium distributor Belga Films.
The Hartley-Merrill Intl. Screenwriting Prize received a $25,000 boost Wednesday from Jack Valenti, president of the Motion Picture Assn. of America.
National Geographic "Explorer" will move its weekly cable home from TBS Superstation to CNBC beginning in September 1999.
Nielsen Media Research has signed what's easily its biggest contract ever: a 7-year deal with Time Warner worth more than $150 million.