Dallas-based children's programmer Lyrick Studios has tapped Noel Resnick as senior veep of development and acquisition.
Donald Sutherland's 30-year film career will be spotlighted Oct. 27, and a restoration of the landmark 1927 "Battleship Potemkin" will be screened during the 1998 AFI Film Fest.
The Nortel Palm Springs Intl. Film Festival has tapped Monica Breckenbridge as director of feature film programming.
Fred Fuchs is ankling as president of American Zoetrope after almost 10 years in the post, the company announced Monday.
Spain's high-flying commercial web Tele 5 and premium channel Canal Plus Spain are mulling a TV production alliance to raise the budgets, social edge and international sales potential of their…
EchoStar Communications Corp., a provider of television programming by satellite, sued four television networks Monday, claiming they were trying to limit the number of U.S. consumers who can legally…
Millennial musical "The Hole" by Tsai Ming-Liang of Taiwan won the Gold Hugo at the 34th Chicago Intl. Film Festival Sunday night. The eight-person jury, led by thesp Christopher Lee, awarded a…
Kirsten Dunst has signed to star as the female lead in "The Crow: Salvation," the third installment of producer Ed Pressman's supernatural franchise for Dimension Films.
"Flubber" helmer Les Mayfield has signed to direct Martin Lawrence in "The Blue Streak" for Columbia Pictures. Daniel Melnick, Neal Moritz and Toby Jaffe are producers on the project.
Novelist Carolyn See, who wrote "Golden Days" and "Rhine Maidens," will receive PEN West's Lifetime Achievement Award at the organization's eighth annual literary awards banquet Oct. 28 in Los…
Joan Hickson, an actress best known for her television portrayal of the shrewd detective Miss Marple, died Saturday in London. She was 92. Hickson’s acting career began in 1927, but her biggest break…