Norman Doerges, former exec VP of Disneyland, has been appointed president and chief operating officer of Leavesden Developments, the company that operates Leavesden Studios near London.
French pay television company Canal Plus is about to become one of the country's main cable operators by taking a majority stake in Compagnie Generale de Videocommunication (CGV).
Oscar-nominated thesp Kathleen Quinlan, last seen in "Breakdown" and "Event Horizon," will star opposite John Travolta in "A Civil Action" for Touchstone Pictures under Steven Zaillian's helm…
Barrandov is phasing out its distribution activities, CEO Radomir Docekal told Daily Variety. The move comes as part of a cutting back of activities by Barrandov Biografia, the film studio's…
CBS has signed a talent holding deal with actress Kellie Martin, who starred in the series "Life Goes On," "Crisis Center" and "Christy."
The new-model "People's Court" and "Martha Stewart Living" got off to a good start Monday as the first wave of the season's syndie daytime crop premiered.
Pearson Television Intl. has named Matt Loze to the newly created post of exec VP of its Los Angeles office. Loze will serve as a liaison for domestic producers whose product is distributed…
Strand Releasing is poised to pick up U.S. rights to John Duigan's "Lawn Dogs," fresh from the pic's award-winning outing at the Montreal Film Festival.
In his first production alliance since taking the helm of the resuscitated Hollywood Pictures banner, David Vogel has signed an exclusive deal with scribe-turned-director Mark Steven Johnson and Gary…
Brit thesp Jeremy Northam is set to star opposite Sharon Stone in Sidney Lumet's remake of "Gloria" for Mandalay Entertainment.