After several weeks of trying to renegotiate singer Toni Braxton's recording contract, attorneys for the LaFace/Arista Records artist have filed a lawsuit against the label seeking to have the court…
Veteran L.A.-based adman Peter Stranger has been named president of J. Walter Thompson Los Angeles, taking over as the firm continues an expansion and a hoped-for return to its former status as a…
Alessandro Nivola ("Face/Off"), Josh Brolin ("Mimic") and Reese Witherspoon ("Fear") are set to star in the Michael Barker-helmed "Best Laid Plans" for Fox 2000 and Mike Newell and Alan Greenspan's…
Chip-making behemoth Intel Corp. may be readying itself for primetime in the upcoming digital TV revolution --- in a new program that doesn't leave much room for its former partners, Microsoft Corp…
Everyone has heard the familiar lament: The book was better than the movie. Now MGM and Tekno Books, a division of Big Entertainment Inc., are trying to capitalize on the adage.
Warner Bros. and Polygram Filmed Entertainment are in advanced discussions to jointly finance Castle Rock Entertainment's production and marketing costs for as many as five features through a…
Barry Diller's HSNi Broadcasting has named respected Beltway insider Julius Genachowski as general counsel and senior VP of corporate development.
Adding to its growing portfolio of labels, the Sire Records Group has brought JVC Music into the fold.
MGM has bought David Ambrose's novel "The Man Who Turned Into Himself" for producer/director Irvin Winkler.
Malofilm has a new name but it still has the same bad news to report.
Although it remains to be seen whether "Titanic" can be raised at the box office when it sails into theaters this month, publishers are jumping on board.