Lisa Gooding has been upped to VP of development for Maple Palm Prods., the production company headed by comic thesp and former "SCTV" co-star Dave Thomas.
Tim Allen is orbiting the starring role of the DreamWorks sci-fi comedy "Galaxy Quest." The studio is close to landing a director, and Allen is expected to topline the film once he completes the run…
Australia-based exhib Hoyts Cinema has put its 900-screen U.S. circuit, the ninth biggest in the country, on the market, in the latest sign of the financial pressures bearing down on the exhibition…
Adam Ware has been named to the newly created post of chief operating officer at UPN, where he'll be in charge of affiliate relations, business affairs, finance, marketing and research.
"Xena: Warrior Princess" lassoed double-digit Nielsen gains in the week ended Jan. 31, but even a raft of Super Bowl-related preemptions couldn't knock "X-Files" reruns out of the top spot among…
The trans-Atlantic culture wars are over and aren't about to start again -- at least according to Motion Picture Assn. of America chief Jack Valenti.
Rupert Murdoch's newly established News Corp. Europe said Wednesday that it might give up plans to take control of Italy's digital TV platform Stream -- if Italy's Parliament confirms a recent…
DreamWorks' "Saving Private Ryan" and Miramax's "Shakespeare in Love" were the biggest beneficiaries at the box office post-Tuesday Oscar announcements. "Ryan," which was pulled out of national…
Famke Janssen (“Goldeneye”) is set to star in the romantic comedy “Love and Other Indoor Sports,” produced by Mark Damon’s Behaviour Worldwide. Valerie Breiman helms from her own script. Her previous…
Leslie Nielsen has agreed to topline a 38-city national tour of "Darrow," a one-man play penned by David Rintels. Nielsen, who does for Hollywood what "Weird Al" Yankovic does to the record industry…