Carlton TV, attempting to boost the creative side of its operations, has tapped former ICM agent Michael Foster as managing director of content.
Helen Hunt is near a commitment to star with Richard Gere in "Dr. T and the Women," the film to be directed by Robert Altman for Initial Entertainment Group. Scripted by "Cookie's Fortune" writer…
Media giant Bertelsmann will ask its online book-selling partner BarnesandNoble.com to stop offering titles like Adolf Hitler's "Mein Kampf" and other hate literature after a complaint from the Los…
Destination Films has acquired Adam Rifkin's project "Rock Stars Don't Take Finals."
Linda Desiante has been upped to senior VP of contract administration at Carsey-Werner Distribution.
Thomas Vinterberg, one of the most promising young filmmakers to emerge from Europe in the last few years, has signed to write and direct his first English-lingo pic, "The Third Lie," for Alliance…
Foreign theatrical distrib United Intl. Pictures is trying to fill the gap caused by MGM's exit from the international distribution partnership -- buoyed by the belief that Universal won't bail out.
"Sex" got a noted TV critic riled up, there was predictable grousing from snubbed TV execs and a feisty John Leguizamo started taking playful early aim at rival Chris Rock, but otherwise reaction was…
In a surprise announcement at the close of Wednesday night's broadcast, "Late Night with Conan O'Brien" sidekick Andy Richter said he will ankle the couch next spring.
Bob Herbert, the Svengali who created the Spice Girls, was killed Monday in a car accident in the U.K. He was 57.
Garth Drabinsky had a unique way of celebrating the anniversary of his suspension from Livent.