EchoStar's stock continued to reach for the sky Wednesday on news that it has signed its 3 millionth customer and an announcement of the second stock split in less than a year.
Marc Routh has been elected prexy of the League of Off Broadway Theaters and Producers for the 1999-2000 season.
Catherine Zeta-Jones and Kevin Costner are in final negotiations to star in Mandalay Pictures' "Beyond Borders," the next directorial outing for Oliver Stone.
The curtain is expected to fall on Universal Pictures Intl.'s theatrical distribution arm by the end of 1999, with "Mickey Blue Eyes" being pegged as the banner's last major release.
After farming out much of their post work for films and TV shows to outside shops, 20th Century Fox and Sony are trying to keep much of the work on their lots by offering updated facilities.
The ninth edition of Nice USA, an annual bicoastal independent Italian film showcase, gets under way Nov. 11 in New York with a restored version of Pier Paolo Pasolini's classic drama "Mamma Roma,"…
Direct Russian media investment from News Corp. is likely in the near future -- and its target will be the U.S.-registered StoryFirst Communications group, according to sources close to the company.
The Mouse House has reupped Buena Vista Motion Picture Group co-prexys Nina Jacobson and Todd Garner for five more years.
Lisa Crane, former Internet bigwig at NBC, has been tapped as prexy and CEO of music Netcaster Soundbreak.com Inc.
Production company and distributor Constantin Film is reportedly in talks with Berlin-based Gerhard Hahn Filmproduktions for a 51% stake in the animation outfit.
Scott Caan, the son of actor James Caan and an up-and-coming thesp in his own right, has notched his first script sale, landing mid-six figures from Jerry Bruckheimer for "Chasing the Party: How Hugh…