Producer Gary Lucchesi has inked to become the new president of Lakeshore Entertainment, as expected (Daily Variety, Sept. 4).
AFI Fest '98 is organizing a program for screenwriters and film industry professionals in association with the Writers Guild.
Gallic media company Havas announced its half-year earnings Thursday with revenues down by 3% over the same period last year. The news comes one day after Havas' parent company, Vivendi, reported…
Danny DeVito is in negotiations to direct and play a supporting role in DreamWorks' remake of the comedy "The Man Who Came to Dinner," for producers Laurie MacDonald and Walter Parkes.
Hispanic network Telemundo, undergoing a programming and image revamp at the hands of new owners led by Sony, has brought aboard filmmaker Luis Valdez as its on-air spokesman.
Veteran undersea director Howard Hall has pioneered several technological breakthroughs in underwater large-format filmmaking for "Island of the Sharks," an Imax film produced by Nova/WGBH Boston…
NBC-owner General Electric Co. reported record third-quarter results Thursday, as corporate earnings increased 13% to $2.284 billion and total revenues rose 10% to a record $24.1 billion.
Veteran actor Robert Loggia will co-star with Kim Basinger, Vincent Perez and Eva Marie Saint in "I Dreamed of Africa" for director Hugh Hudson and Columbia Pictures.
South Korea President Kim Dae-Jung said on Thursday that his country would lift its 53-year-old ban on Japanese culture, opening the door to the imports of Japanese pop music and TV programming.
The last remaining obstacles to Hollywood's willingness to fully embrace the Internet as its next business frontier are crumbling as Congress moves to protect digitally transmitted movies, music and…