Laura Lichtstein, a former director of development with Lobell-Bergman Prods., has inked as a VP of development with Denis Leary and Jim Serpico's New York-based Apostle Pictures.
With a projected $22.7 million opening thrust, Sony's "The Mask of Zorro" slashed its way to the top of the box office chart, edging out last weekend's top-grosser, Warner Bros.' "Lethal Weapon 4."
Liberty Media has named Gary Howard to run its new Liberty Capital subsidiary, where he "will be responsible for developing investment strategies and opportunities that take advantage" of the…
The American Federation of Musicians Local 802 on Thursday ratified an agreement with the League of American Theaters and Producers -- exactly four months after the union announced it would need just…
After intense jockeying by nearly every major film studio, 20th Century Fox has won the right to finance and distribute "The Beach," the next film from U.K.-based Figment Films, for which Leonardo…
Veteran TV producer Jay Wolpert has been tapped as exec producer of Pearson Television's upcoming syndie revival of "Match Game."
Rupert Murdoch, who has failed twice to buy into Silvio Berlusconi's TV empire, is now holding talks with Italy telco Telecom Italia.
Brimming with confidence following his legal victory over the Hollywood studio system that he so despises, Francis Ford Coppola is once again plotting to revive his prototype indie film studio…
NOTICE SOMETHING AWRY about the reception to this year's fusillade of summer pictures? Each of the vaunted, effects-laden megapics has arrived amid a buzz of controversy among critics and “civilians”…
The entertainment industries are another step closer to their goal of U.S. ratification of two digital copyright treaties after the House Commerce Committee approved changes to U.S. law to bring it…