General Cinemas parent GC Cos. Inc., which has kept a low profile amid the theater-building craze of recent years, said Monday it plans a big expansion in Latin America, Europe and Asia.
Director Paul Verhoeven has signed on to helm Columbia Pictures' high-profile biopic "Houdini."
Stabbing a line drive before it could reach the outfield, News Corp. and its cable sports partner --- Tele-Communications Inc. affiliate Liberty Media --- put on a united front Monday in declaring…
Former Rysher exec VP Jim Burke, who recently formed his own independent production company, Total Burke, is prepping the Peter and Bobby Farrelly-scripted coming-of-age pic "Outside Providence."
Capitalizing on Asia's love of action series, major Oz producer-distrib Southern Star sold 235 hours of programming to AXN, Columbia TriStar's new Asian satellite channel, at Mipcom.
Warner Music Group has tapped Bob Emmer as senior veep of business affairs. In the newly created post, Emmer, a former exec veep at Rhino Entertainment, will have a broad spectrum of duties…
Regina King has been cast opposite Will Smith in Jerry Bruckheimer Prods. and Touchstone Pictures' political thriller "Enemy of the State."
Trimark Holdings Inc. reported Monday a net loss for the year of $3.5 million (84¢ per share), compared with a net loss of $7.8 million ($1.83 per share) for the prior fiscal year.
James Caan will star in the HBO Pictures film "Poodle Springs," his first television project since he headlined the Brian Piccolo biopic "Brian's Song" for ABC in 1971.
Saul Zaentz, the Oscar-winning producer of "The English Patient," will topline the 12th annual meeting of the Screen Producers Assn. of Australia. The confab, which runs Nov. 13-16, is the premier…
Eugenio Quaglia, a veteran RAI exec who most recently held the position of vice director of administration and finance, has been appointed president of the Italo pubcaster's international sales…