The William Morris Agency has underlined the expansion of its London office by confirming Charles Finch as head of motion pictures Europe, and naming Ben Silverman as head of international packaging…
One of Spain's most solvent film and TV companies, Sogecable, has announced post-tax profits for 1996 of $40.8 million.
Republicans cleared a hurdle Tuesday with a proposal that would effectively eliminate the National Endowment for the Arts.
McElwaine/Hayes, the production company started by former ICM vice-chairman Guy McElwaine with his client Terry Hayes last July (Daily Variety, July 26), has entered into a multiyear deal with Morgan…
Just two weeks after pinkslipping 13% of the staff of cabler Optus Vision (OV), Ziggy Switkowski has left the chief exec's office.
Jan De Bont has decided not to direct 20th Century Fox's "Zero Hour" and instead will turn his complete attention to the sci-fi western "Ghost Riders in the Sky" as his next directing project for Fox…
A newspaper item Friday that speculated on the potential demise of the Warner Bros. Domestic TV sci-fi series "Babylon 5" has reportedly inspired calls from more than 1,000 fans jamming the phone…
Fox Broadcasting Co. has ordered another mammals-in-peril special from John Ratzenberg's Fiddler's Bay Prods.
Andrew Deane and Neal Israel of Like Brothers Films will executive produce “A Course in Miracles.” Producer Stuart Birnbaum is not part of their company, contrary to what was reported Tuesday. * * *…
"Steel Pier," the $7.5 million musical snubbed by Tony voters and drowned at the box office by "Titanic," will close June 28, making it the first of the spring's big Broadway tuners to flop.
Mel Gorham, the star of NBC's Thursday night sitcom "Union Square," has been dropped from the show that was developed specifically for her.