Leading Spanish pay TV outfit Canal Plus Spain has inked a long-term pay TV rights deal for Spain with DreamWorks.
"Melrose Place" star Courtney Thorne-Smith is joining the cast of David E. Kelley's new Fox drama "Ally McBeal," which is set to air Mondays after "Melrose" this fall, sources say.
Sylvester Stallone, onscreen this summer in "Cop Land," is close to inking a deal that would reunite him with director Renny Harlin on New Line Cinema's "Frequency," sources said Thursday.
The Rev. Jesse Jackson dropped by the FCC on Wednesday to lobby chairman Reed Hundt for a more activist agenda when it comes to promoting minority ownership of broadcast properties.
Robert W. Johnson has been promoted to senior VP of labor relations for Walt Disney Pictures & Television.
Sarah Michelle Gellar, star of the cult WB series "Buffy the Vampire Slayer," is in final talks to join the cast of "Scream II," which Wes Craven is helming for Miramax Films' genre label, Dimension…
Fox Searchlight has inked a deal with acclaimed Brit playwright Harold Pinter to adapt Isak Dinesen's short story "The Dreaming Child" for Julia Ormond to produce and possibly to star.
Following the departure of Sacis chief Giampaolo Sodano last month, the international sales and distribution arm of Italo pubcaster RAI has appointed Antonio Capocasa as managing director to fulfill…
Todd Baker, former director of development at NDG Prods. (John Woo's "Once a Thief"), has formed a new production company, Cineaste Entertainment.
Annie Wegelius, president of Wegelius Television, one of Scandinavia's largest and most prosperous TV production outfits, will leave the company she created in the early 1990s as of July 1.
Palme d'Or-winning directors Constantin Costa-Gavras, Robert Altman, Steven Soderbergh, Wim Wenders and David Lynch are scheduled to participate in the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences'…