Orson Bean and Mary Kay Place have joined the cast of Gramercy Pictures' "Being John Malkovich."
Hicks, Muse, Tate & Furst Inc. has announced the closing of its Latin America Fund, a $1.2 billion kitty for media investments in the region.
Academy Award nominee Lena Olin has joined the cast of Universal's upcoming "Mystery Men." The actress joins William Macy, Geoffrey Rush, Hank Azaria and Janeane Garofalo in the Kinka Usher pic.
Paramount will kick off its slate of DVD releases with 10 pics pulled from its library, led by the Oct. 6 bow of its star franchise "Star Trek: First Contact."
Major Japanese network Fuji TV plans to broadcast Italy's Serie A Soccer League this fall in order to cash in on the aftereffects of World Cup fever.
The battle between New Line Cinema and director Tony Kaye over the pic "American History X" escalated Monday as New Line pulled the film from its competition spot in Toronto.
Planet Hollywood Intl. reported a net loss of $1.4 million for the second quarter, compared with net income of $16.3 million in the year-earlier period, as same-store sales slid 17%.
Dynamite debuts by "Armageddon," "The X-Files" and "Lethal Weapon 4" fueled another explosive frame at the foreign wickets.
ABC Inc. has upped Patricia Matson to senior VP of communications as part of an overall restructuring of its PR operations, which was announced Monday.
France Television Distribution, the sales arm of Gallic pubcasters France 2 and France 3, has taken a 50% stake in veteran film sales company President Films.