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.
HKM Films, the feature arm of L.A.-based commercial house HKM Prods., has just put its first two features into production under the guidance of producer and senior VP Alexis Magagni-Seely.
The consolidation of the British cable industry has taken another step forward with the announcement that NTL Inc. has agreed to acquire ComTel for £550 million ($902 million).
Bob Odenkirk and David Cross, who topline HBO's "Mr. Show With Bob & David" and did a near-naked turn on last weekend's Comic Relief telethon, are now ready to show their stuff on the bigscreen.
Alex Litvak has been tapped to serve as vice president of production for Robert Newmyer and Jeffrey Silver's Outlaw Prods., where he'll round out the creative team under recently appointed production…
Although the FCC has yet to approve Sony/Liberty Media buyout of Telemundo, the U.S. Spanish-language network demonstrated plenty of Sony influence during its upfront presentation to advertisers…
For the second time in less than a year, members of the Writers Guild of America are voting this week on a new contract with producers, although few appear to be placing bets on the outcome.