Universal Music Group has purchased indie music publishing giant Rondor Music from co-founders Herb Alpert and Jerry Moss for between $300 million and $400 million. Additionally, the 1998 suit…
Eric Frankel, recently promoted to president-elect of Warner Bros. domestic cable distribution, has found his No. 2 man, hiring 30-year industry veteran Gus Lucas.
Investors crushed shares in No. 3 U.S. exhibitor Carmike Cinemas on Wednesday, as the stock lost more than half its already deflated value a day after the circuit revealed problems tied to debt…
Paul Neesan has been named senior veep of production and development at Jon Avnet and Jordan Kerner's Disney-based the Avnet/Kerner Co.
Andre Caraco, who helped steer the publicity campaign for Sony's summer tentpole "The Patriot," has been promoted to senior VP of publicity at Columbia Pictures marketing. As senior VP, he will…
Former "Yo MTV Raps" host and radio personality Ed Lover is joining the cast of weekly syndie hour "Battle Dome" as color commentator.
Lucinda Rosenfeld is the latest writer to land a lucrative film deal following a splashy debut as part of the New Yorker's first fiction series this summer.
Bolstering its existing catalog of Woody Allen titles, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer said Wednesday that it's acquired another 11 of the filmmaker's movies from the past two decades.
Axial Entertainment, a Gotham- and San Francisco-based production and management outfit, will offer a staff of 20-25 writers salary, benefits and equity in the company in exchange for creating…
Metropolis Intercom will offer its digital subscribers access to e-commerce at a cost of $40 by the end of this year, laying claim that it is the first cabler to provide e-commerce in Latin America…
Two interactive theater pieces -- dare we call them plays? -- are opening within 13 days of each other in Off Broadway theaters this fall. "Game Show," which bills itself as "a new interactive comedy…