Longbow Prods. has acquired movie rights to the story of Jeannine Durand, the missing woman whose children's search for her ultimately led to their father's conviction for murder after 24 years…
Laurel Entertainment Inc. has opted not to film its ABC miniseries "Stephen King's The Stand" in Colorado because of the state's recent passage of Amendment 2.
In the latest spec-script sale, Universal Pictures has scooped up Elisa Bell's "Thirty Wishes," a comedy-drama in which Michael J. Fox will star and make his feature film directorial debut. The film…
The David Letterman sweepstakes appear to be heating up, with Viacom Entertainment now claiming the frontrunner position among syndication companies bidding to attract the irreverent latenight…
Sony Pictures Entertainment has taken the lead in its race with the Family Channel to launch an interactive cable gameshow channel next year, striking deals with gameshow producers Mark Goodson…
World Intl. Network, which is involved in the coproduction and distribution of telepix, miniseries and homevid projects, announced that it has established a new $ 12 million revolving credit facility…
At least five people were laid off at the Hollywood Reporter Wednesday, as the company reorganized its special issues department and consolidated the maintenance department.
WANNA BLOW UP a big boat? A local group of Merchant Marines are looking for a Hollywood producer to provide the big bang as part of their plans to celebrate the 50th anniversary of D-Day in Normandy…
"Beverly Hills, 90210" TV star Shannen Doherty was cited for alleged misdemeanor battery yesterday after a fracas at a nightclub.
Gerry Robinson, chief exec of British leisure conglomerate Granada, lived up to his promises when he delivered a massively improved performance for the company for the year ended Sept. 26.
In what was termed the first step in expansion plans, Wherehouse Entertainment yesterday acquired the five-store, Colorado-based Rocky Mountain Records and Tapes. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.