Veteran producer Saul Zaentz, who won Academy Awards for "The English Patient," "Amadeus" and "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest," will be named the American Cinema Editors' filmmaker of the year on…
Soundelux Entertainment Group has tapped Kim Waugh prexy and Barney Cabral general manager of the newly opened Soundelux Vine Street Studios facility. The appointments were made by the sound outfit's…
Connie Nielsen has signed to star opposite Kurt Russell in the Warner Bros. action thriller "Soldier." The film, directed by Paul Anderson and produced by Jerry Weintraub, starts production this…
International Creative Management has hired two new agents, Greg Hunt and Lyndsey Posner, to beef up its London office following the departure of co-chairman Michael Foster.
Seven ad-supported cable networks -- MTV, Nickelodeon/Nick at Nite, Lifetime, VH1, Comedy Central, TV Land and M2 -- will migrate from the direct-broadcast-satellite distributor USSB to its DBS…
An internal Writers Guild of America investigation into alleged election violations by officials last fall shows that no illegalities occurred, according to the committee that conducted the probe.
Syndie morning show "Live With Regis & Kathie Lee" saw its ratings jump Monday -- particularly in Gotham -- as co-host Kathie Lee Gifford slammed the media and offered a spirited defense of her late…
UPN will launch an updated version of "The Love Boat" in April, the netlet's new management team announced Tuesday in its first address to the Television Critics Assn. press tour in Pasadena.
LOW POINTS: Not to put too fine a point on it, but 1997 was a lousy year for Warner Bros.' theatrical business -- maybe the weakest in modern memory.
Fox Searchlight Pictures has started shooting "Dreaming of Joseph Lees," its first British pic since "The Full Monty."
Laurence Fishburne's production company Cinema Gypsy has optioned "A Queer Kind of Death," the first of George Baxter's series of suspense novels featuring a black, gay detective, who would be played…