It was "U.S. Marshals," "Scream 2" and "Mercury Rising" to the rescue of an otherwise listless overseas B.O. last weekend.
Lynwood Spinks has named Melinda Farrell and Steven Roffer co-presidents of HyperFilms, his Universal-based shingle. The former Carolco chief operating officer hopes the execs will help him send…
Establishing a formal presence in the stomping ground that brought the company its most acclaimed acquisition -- Scott Hicks' "Shine" -- Fine Line Features has appointed Sue Murray as its chief rep…
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Telecommunications in Africa, seen as key to the continent's renaissance, comes under the spotlight at the week-long Africa Telecom 98 conference, which kicked off Monday in Johannesburg.
The Writers Guild of America's western governing board plans to meet on Wednesday in Los Angeles to consider approving the contract agreement reached with producers last week.
Imasac, an Argentine subsidiary of the Cisneros Group, has placed $80 million of debt in the U.S., Latin America and Europe, the company announced Monday.
Emmy and Peabody award-winning Olympic documentarian Bud Greenspan has reached an agreement with Showtime to produce five feature-length documentaries through his Cappy Prods.
Hsu Feng, the award-winning producer of "Farewell My Concubine," is planning two features for China, including the film version of the best-selling book "Life and Death in Shanghai," by Nien Cheng.
For DreamWorks Television, the pot of syndie gold at the end of the primetime rainbow is finally in sight.
Cox Radio Inc. reported Monday that first-quarter income fell 91% to $2.8 million, reflecting an extraordinary gain in the year-earlier quarter, while revenues rocketed 78.6% to $52.1 million.