The Samuel Goldwyn Co. has acquired North American rights to Bigas Luna's fantasy romance "The Chambermaid and the Titanic" from UGC Intl.
Debora Kaufman has been named vice president of development for Traveler's Rest Prods., the company formed by former Universal TV president Tom Thayer.
Jeremy Kramer has joined Miramax Films as VP of production. Coming to Miramax after stints at Motion Picture Corp. of America and Orion Pictures, Kramer will be based in L.A. – Sylvia Esquivel has…
Cable systems are starting to harvest significant dollars from the two minutes an hour of advertising time most cable networks set aside for the operators.
In keeping with its iconoclastic image, DreamWorks took a decidedly non-traditional approach to its debut ShoWest presentation Tuesday night.
Despite reports that a cable bow is in the works, director Adrian Lyne still hasn't given up on finding a theatrical distributor in the U.S. for "Lolita."
ABC's premiere of the midseason sitcom "That's Life" dropped six share points from its "Home Improvement" lead-in and fell well below the timeslot average this season in both homes and adults 18-49.
Severyn Ashkenaz, a representative of the film community from Poland, met Tuesday with production execs from HBO, Live Entertainment, Kushner-Locke and RKO Pictures, among others, to attract more…
HT Capital Advisors, formerly Hill Thompson Capital Markets, has been retained to secure $21 million in financing for a chain of RKO Pictures theme restaurants, to be called RKO Hollywood Palace. The…
Michael Madsen, who appeared in "Thelma and Louise," "Reservoir Dogs" and "Donnie Brasco," has been cast to star in the ABC pilot "Vengeance Unlimited."
Richard Paul Krawetz, a former talent and literary agent, died Friday of AIDS complications at his home in Los Angeles. He was 45. Krawetz, a graduate of the U. of California at Berkeley, began his…