In a move designed to set the stage for the future leadership of the Universal Music Group in the post-Polygram merger era, Jorgen Larsen has been tapped to oversee the international operation of the…
The World Cup of soccer kicked off Wednesday in Paris, which means much of Europe and Latin America are in the grip of football fever. Many exhibs are griping that they don't have a sporting chance…
Novelist-turned-screenwriter Peter Magill has inked a deal with New Line Cinema for the sci-fi spec "Freaks," for low- against mid-six figures.
MTV hired Lois Clark Curren to fill the new position of senior VP, music development, and promoted John Miller to senior VP, original series.
Dimension Films, which last month signed Ron Shusett and Gary Goldman to write "Total Recall 2," is moving ahead just as aggressively with another former Carolco property, "Rambo," inking "Ronin"…
The resignation of Pierre-Henri Deleau, vet head of the Directors Fortnight at Cannes, comes at a time of increasing friction between the main festival organizers and the various sidebars.
"The Live Show" is dead. KTLA will yank its 11 a.m. talkshow, co-hosted by Sam Rubin and Stephanie Edwards, as of July 3. Hour-long strip, which bowed Jan. 2, averaged a mere 0.5 household rating and…
PBS unveiled six new shows at its annual confab now under way in Miami.
A feverish 24 hours of high-stakes bidding by several Hollywood studios culminated Friday in Propaganda Films' purchase of an untitled Charlie Kaufman pitch for low seven figures.
Loral Skynet and EchoStar Communications have teamed in an alliance that will broaden the satcaster's reach to the Caribbean, the Pacific and Alaska.