Peter Guber has cut himself yet another sweet deal. As expected (Daily Variety, March 9), the former Sony chief has teamed his Mandalay Entertainment with both Frank Giustra's Lions Gate…
Changing gears back to independent status, United Artists Theater Circuit promoted its chief operating officer, Kurt Hall, to CEO/president Friday, just weeks after Hicks, Muse, Tate & Furst backed…
John Schulman, executive VP and general counsel at Warner Bros., will receive the Lawyer of the Year Award from the Beverly Hills Bar Assn.'s entertainment law section, to be presented to him at a…
Jennifer Lopez will make her second appearance as presenter at the 70th Academy Awards.
Universal is moving ahead with a screen version of "Archie," based on the 55-year-old comic book saga of students at Riverdale High.
Jack Nicholson and Helen Hunt, stars of "As Good as It Gets," took top acting honors for film at the Screen Actors Guild Awards Sunday. The awards, presented for only the fourth time, also featured a…
Oliver Stone's Illusion Entertainment has joined forces with Zaloom-Marfield Prods. to craft a two-hour docu for Turner Original Prods. and TBS Superstation, recounting the final months before the…
Televisa has posted strong profits for 1997, but satcaster operations pushed its results into the red for the fourth quarter and are expected to remain a drain for several years.
Spike Lee will present the keynote speech at the Independent Spirit Awards March 21. The filmmaker joins such distinctive film personalities as Oliver Stone, Francis Coppola and Jim Sheridan in…
Dan Jinks, who ran producer Martin Bregman's company for five years, has set up a producing partnership with Bruce Cohen, a producer of "Mouse Hunt" and "The Flintstones."
This year's Academy Award nominees had a chance Monday to rub shoulders with each other, exchange congratulations and pose for pictures as a big, happy group. Next time they meet -- Oscar night…