Allen Edwin Byers, founder and co-owner of Audio Rents Inc., a post-production audio rental company, died Dec. 16 of a stroke at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center. He was 72.
In a move that could significantly increase its TV profile, the Jim Henson Co. has hired former Fox Kids Worldwide vice chairman Margaret Loesch to be president of its newly created Jim Henson TV…
Upon wrapping Sunday, the Miami Film Festival announced a record per-pic attendance and gave its first audience award to Spanish Oscar entry "Secretos del Corazon" (Secrets of the Heart).
In 1994, Paramount was so concerned about muting Oscar financial benefits for "Forrest Gump" it pulled the film late in the year when it had already grossed $300 million domestically.
Time Warner Inc. and investor group Boston Ventures agreed Monday to sell the Six Flags theme park group to Premier Parks Inc. for $1.9 billion in cash and assumption of debt.
Taking on the most expensive unsolved art heist in history, 20th Century Fox has optioned the feature film rights to Boston Herald reporter Tom Mashberg’s article — which details his investigation…
Book publishing execs are gearing up for what may be a year of merger and acquisition frenzy.
On the heels of its much-buzzed November sweeps series on health code violations at Los Angeles County restaurants, KCBS and its dogged investigative reporter/culinary cop Joel Grover exposed yet…
Dream Entertainment has picked up overseas rights to the road movie "Sparkler," the directorial debut of Darren Stein.
The board of governors of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences have a 1999 surprise in store for loyal Oscarcast viewers: Get ready to turn back your clocks 25 hours and hunker down for a…