British triple-threat film, TV and stage star Rufus Sewell (“Illuminata,” “Dangerous Beauty”) has signed with UTA for representation in all areas. Sewell will next be seen in Paramount’s “Bless the…
Barry Diller says he has no plans to buy Universal Studios. But he's not the only act in town.
You know it's kudos season when even the trailers for movies are being honored. Last Tuesday night, entertainment Web Hollywood.com held its second annual Trailer Awards ceremony at the Writers'…
Following criticism of the newly appointed general director of pubcaster Czech TV, the chairman and three additional members of the CTV board have resigned.
USA Network has hired Robert West, VP of programming for the Sinclair TV station group, to become senior VP of programming and scheduling.
Ticketmaster Online-City Search has snapped up ticketing company 2b Technology for $23 million in stock. As a result of the deal, Ticketmaster’s ‘Net service will house 300 fine-art-focused clients…
Former Warner Bros. TV exec Andy Horne has been tapped veepee of drama development for Paramount Network Television.
Uncowed by an unprecedented lawsuit filed by the Kirch Group in December, Universal has retaliated with a counterclaim against the German media behemoth -- Hollywood's No. 1 foreign TV program client.
Lylle Breier has been boosted to the newly created post of senior VP of special events for Walt Disney Studios.
Actress Hilary Swank ("Boys Don't Cry") is in final negotiations to star in "The Affair of the Necklace" for indie shingle Alcon Entertainment, with Charles Shyer ("Father of the Bride") attached to…
If your buddy will lend you a dime, invest it in French media stocks, particularly pay TV giant Canal Plus. The Gallic giant's shares gained 15% Tuesday, soared 21% to 232 Euros ($226) Wednesday…