Setting the stage for an expansion of its roster and staff, Motown Records will become the urban music division of Mercury Records.
TNT is going into business with Hallmark Entertainment and its chairman Robert Halmi Sr., announcing Thursday that it has inked a multipicture deal with the big-budget production house that kicks off…
Visual effects supervisor Doug Smith, who won an Oscar for his f/x work on the hit sci-fi film of 1996, "Independence Day," has signed on at effects and animation house Rhythm & Hues as a senior…
One of Canada's leading families, the Eatons, has unloaded its 41% stake in Canada's largest private television network, Baton Broadcasting Inc.
Universal Pictures and producer David Zucker have set up a remake of the 1964 cult classic “Santa Claus Conquers the Martians” with Ben Edlund writing and helming, sources said Friday. Robert LoCash…
Using a 58-page memo that Orson Welles penned in 1958 as a guide, Universal Studios will restore, re-edit and re-release a "director's edition" of Welles' film noir "Touch of Evil," the studio…
Television star Dave Foley ("NewsRadio") has joined the cast of New Line Cinema's romantic comedy "The Blast From the Past."
The Kaufman Co. helmer Paul A. Kaufman has re-upped his company's deal to develop television movies, miniseries, series and feature motion pictures with Citadel Entertainment, which was recently…
Spain's biggest production house, Andres Vicente Gomez's Lola Films, has pacted with Vine Intl. for the U.K.-based sales agent to handle foreign sales on Lola's upcoming movies.
Hoping to capitalize on Hollywood's newfound appetite for magazine articles, Buzz Inc. has entered into agreements with the Crosby/Levy Management and Production Co. and Paramount Pictures.
Fifteen years after its London stage debut, Fox 2000 has paid a low six-figure against mid-six-figure sum for the film rights to Ray Cooney's popular English farce "Run for Your Wife," sources…