Live Entertainment continued its evolution from a homevideo distrib to a full-service film company Tuesday by inking a three-year output agreement with Viacom's Showtime Networks that industry…
Andy Warhol may be best remembered for his paintings of Campbell Soup cans and Marilyn Monroe, but the pop artist was also a prolific director and producer of underground cinema.
Addressing more than 200 film commissioners from around the globe, industry production execs reminded government representatives that despite big budgets, the pressure to shave every dollar off the…
A combination of creative talent and business savvy, Mike Judge and Greg Daniels are the force behind both Fox's hit show "King of the Hill" and the recent resurgence of primetime animation.
The Sci-Fi Channel has picked up all 24 hours of the 1995-96 CBS drama “American Gothic,” created by Shaun Cassidy, for airing on the channel beginning Jan. 2. Joining the Sci-Fi primetime lineup…
Actor Jason Lee, whose credits include "Mallrats" and "Chasing Amy," is set to join Will Smith and Gene Hackman in the Jerry Bruckheimer Prods./Touchstone Pictures political conspiracy thriller…
Meg Ryan has firmed a payday of $10.5 million against 10% of first-dollar gross for Warner Bros.' "You Have Mail," at the same time signing a three-year first-look deal at Castle Rock for her…
Former Price Waterhouse exec Peter Halt has been granted veepee/ corporate controller stripes for Sony Pictures Entertainment, with specific oversight of financial reporting for the studio.
Wall Street analysts listening in to the HSN/Seagram Co. conference call Oct. 20 about their television deal got what appeared to be an early Christmas present.
Sometimes the best way to escape the drudgeries of modern life is to roam the virtual landscapes of a favorite cartoon. "Virtual Springfield," a Fox Interactive CD-ROM (Windows95 and PowerMac…