Mike Medavoy's Phoenix Pictures has hired Hallmark Entertainment's Marc Lorber to lead the company's first foray into the TV business.
Regal Cinemas Inc. has completed its previously announced acquisition of Cobb Theatres Inc., making the Knoxville, Tenn.-based company the third-largest circuit in North America with 2,082 screens.
Computer graphics are getting bigger --- not just in popularity, but also in size. CGI now is appearing more often on giant screens --- from Imax movies to ride-simulation films projected on enormous…
Adam Rogers has been promoted to senior vice president of U.S. distribution at Cinepix Film Properties, the Gotham-based independent film company that is Canadian-owned.
In a preemptive buy reported to be the low- to mid-six figures against high-six, MGM has snapped up "Witch Hunt," a supernatural-comedy spec about a coven of evil witches who come to Earth in the…
Mary Parent, the New Line Cinema VP who oversaw the dramatic actioner hit "Set It Off," is expected to move to Universal Pictures as a senior VP of production, sources said Thursday.
A Delaware Chancery Court judge said Thursday that he will rule in September on the dispute between Viacom Inc. and Seagram Co. over their USA Networks partnership. But he urged the two companies to…
While the Electric Garden is called "the place where all the cool interactive stuff is" by the chairman who orchestrates the exhibit, and the Fine Arts Gallery no doubt will draw the discerning crowd…
Darryl (Chill) Mitchell, who was last seen as the lunch-counter owner on NBC's "The John Larroquette Show," has been signed to star in the network's new Kirstie Alley sitcom, "Veronica's Closet."
France's giant pay TV operator Canal Plus Thursday reported provisional consolidated revenue of 6.264 billion French francs ($1.01 billion) for the first six months of 1997, a gain of 15.2% from the…