Allison Segan is leaving her post as prexy of production at Mutual Film Co. to produce pics for Michael Douglas' nascent Universal-based entity, Furthur Films.
Esquire magazine is continuing its yearlong self-proclaimed "editorial revival" by adding cultural critic Greil Marcus to its masthead, editor-in-chief David Granger announced Wednesday.
"Feelings" won't be included on this album. Columbia Records has teamed with Modern Bride magazine to offer "The Wedding Album," a 15-song disc of tunes most likely to be played at wedding…
Film critic Adriano Apra will step down as director of the Pesaro Intl. Festival of New Cinema following the 34th edition, which is currently under way, to become director of Italy's National…
Actor Giancarlo Esposito is joining the cast of NBC's Friday-night drama "Homicide." Esposito has starred in films such as "Nothing to Lose," "The Usual Suspects," "Twilight," "Smoke," "Waiting to…
Ori Marmur, the 26-year-old exec who played a key role in ushering "Donnie Brasco" and "Seven Years in Tibet" to the screen for Mandalay Entertainment, has been upped to senior VP of production.
Major Aussie film and TV producer-distrib Southern Star has named Ross McCreath chief financial officer, replacing Doug Newman, who becomes business development general manager.
Kirsten Dunst and Josh Hartnett will star in the black comedy "The Virgin Suicides," which is being produced by Francis Ford Coppola and directed by his daughter, Sofia.
Loews Cineplex Entertainment Corp. will close almost one-quarter of its theaters in the next five years, and is simultaneously planning to spend $1 billion building an even greater number of new…
Cablevision chairman Charles Dolan has enlisted former Miami Dolphins coach Don Shula as a member of a group of investors -- including Bill Cosby -- seeking to purchase the Cleveland Browns NFL…
KNBC was the only one of L.A.'s Big Four O&Os to post demographic ratings gains in primetime during the May sweep, according to Nielsen's just-released demo ratings report.