DreamWorks has acquired the English-language remake rights to writer-director Francis Veber's French-language comedy hit "Le Diner de Cons."
Rafe Greenlee, a former press secretary for politicians in Texas and North Carolina, has been appointed the Screen Actors Guild's associate director for public affairs.
MegaSystems, a provider of products and services for the large-format film industry, has opened its first MegaTheater.
Robert Rosen, a film and television historian and preservationist, has assumed the deanship of UCLA's School of Theater, Film and Television.
German media giant Bertelsmann AG will report flat sales of 22.4 billion marks ($12.5 billion) but a record operating profit of 1.73 billion marks ($963 million) for the 1997-98 business year…
There's life after Live! magazine for Thomasine (Tommi) Lewis, who moves from the just defunct Ticketmaster pub to Petersen pub Teen magazine as editor-at-large, a new position. Lewis will report to…
'Hollyweird' awaits its fate Much like last season's nipped-in-the-bud sitcom “Rewind,” Fox Broadcasting Co. is now considering scrapping the beleaguered Studios USA drama project “Hollyweird” before…
Chalk up another victim for "H20." The big Madison Avenue shop that recently won a key print-buying account from Miramax Films missed a newspaper ad deadline for the slasher pic, resulting in the…
Joining a flotilla of big-name cast replacements in Broadway musicals next month, Tony nominee Alice Ripley will assume the role of Fantine in "Les Miserables" beginning Sept. 8.
"Volcano" producer Neal Moritz is teaming with "Speed 2" scribe Randall McCormick to mount the event pic "First Murder in Space" at Columbia Pictures.