United Artists has paid low against mid-six figures for the comedy spec "Goat Cheese" by 23-year-old first-time scribe Daniel Shere.
Japanese network Tokyo Broadcasting System Inc. (TBS) said it will set up a satellite broadcasting operation that will take to the air in 2000 with Matsushita Electric Industrial Co., trading house…
Nearly 600 theater execs around the globe received letters last week from Roland Emmerich and Dean Devlin, director and producer of Sony's Memorial Day release "Godzilla," beseeching them to play the…
Officials at the Justice Dept. and the FCC who are scrutinizing PrimeStar Partners' plan to purchase a $682.5 million satcasting license from News Corp. and MCI are focusing their inquiries on…
Rob Pilatus, a former model whose career as half the pop music duo Milli Vanilli crashed in disgrace and drug addiction after it was revealed that the group lip-synched its songs, was found dead…
Gillian Armstrong, the Aussie helmer of such films as "My Brilliant Career" and "Little Women," is set to direct "Boys R Us" for 20th Century Fox and Chris Columbus' 1492 Pictures.
Former MTM sales veep and managing director Victoria Ryan has been tapped as head of European TV sales for Aussie producer-distributor Southern Star.
The Justice Dept. has decided not to challenge Sinclair's plans to take over WSYX-TV, ABC's affiliate in Columbus, Ohio. The Justice Dept.'s decision clears Sinclair to close a $228 million deal to…
Imperial Entertainment Group, the entertainment financing and lending division of Imperial Bancorp., has launched an international expansion drive beginning with the Australasian market.
LisaGay Hamilton is in talks to join the cast of Clint Eastwood's "True Crime," the Warner Bros. drama about a journalist's attempt to free a death-row convict as his scheduled execution ticks closer.