With its sights set on an aggressive strategy of becoming the dominant online media company, the Walt Disney Co. on Tuesday formally launched Go Network. Anticipation of Go's launch has given…
UPN is moving forward with development of its new drama from Tom Fontana and Barry Levinson ("Homicide"), but it's unlikely that Rysher Entertainment will still be involved.
Movieline magazine has decided to get into the awards game. The first annual Movieline Awards, which the mag is calling a tribute to emerging talent in film and music in 1998, will be held March 13…
L.A.-based sales and financing entity Summit Entertainment has continued its foray into foreign-lingo pics with the acquisition of worldwide distribution rights outside Italy to "My True Swedish…
Looking to capitalize on the $138 million perf of "Rush Hour" with Jackie Chan, Spyglass Entertainment has set up "Shanghai Noon" with Chan starring and ad helmer Tom Dey making his feature debut.
Lynda Obst has inked an exclusive three-year film production deal with Paramount Pictures and Lakeshore Entertainment.
Universal Studio's credit card program, the first offered by an entertainment conglom, demonstrated over the weekend that it has legs by delivering 12 people to the "People's Choice Awards" and…
Dallas-based Cinemark, Latin America's fastest-expanding exhibitor, has bought out its South American partner Conate for an undisclosed sum.
Former William Morris agent Graham Kaye has joined the Innovative Artists agency as an agent in its motion picture literary department. Kaye worked for two years at William Morris, during which time…
It looks like Vanity Fair's Oscar party at Morton's will be getting some company.
The American Film Institute is looking to the stars.