"Nyet, comrade." That's what Russian distribs are preparing to say to any U.S. suppliers demanding payment. As the former superpower wallows in economic turmoil, Hollywood companies are ready to…
Betsy Siciliano has been upped to veepee of East Coast creative services for King World Prods. Siciliano has been with King World since 1991, most recently serving as senior director of affiliate…
Dealing a major blow to its closest rival, Brazilian broadcaster SBT has paid nearly $40 million to snatch the top star from TV Record.
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Columbia TriStar Motion Picture Group will finance the Dennis Rodman vehicle "Simon Sez."
The B.O. summer abroad is winding down on an exuberant note, driven by "Armageddon," "Lethal Weapon 4," "The X-Files" and "Dr. Dolittle," and seguing into a fall bulging with hits from the U.S…
The four-member foreign cast of "The Beauty Queen of Leenane," with three Tonys among them, has received permission from Actors' Equity to extend their contracts in the hit play. Tony winners Marie…
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Leonard Washington has been upped to president of Paramount Digital Entertainment, taking over from the exiting prexy David Wertheimer.
New Zealand filmmakers Peter Jackson and Fran Walsh, the duo behind the disturbing pic "Heavenly Creatures," will bring J.R.R. Tolkien's "The Lord of the Rings" to the screen. Jackson and Walsh are…
In her first major public speech since arriving in the U.K. in 1996, Elisabeth Murdoch, general manager of pay service British Sky Broadcasting, tubthumped digital television in the Worldview Address…
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