Longtime Sony legal eagle Beth Berke has been elevated to corporate executive VP in charge of the studio's human resources.
Alexis Cruz, who just joined the cast of CBS' "Touched by an Angel," has inked for the indie feature "Why Do Fools Fall in Love" alongside Larenz Tate, Viveca Fox, Halle Berry and Lela Rochon.
Third-quarter revenues for the Big Three broadcast networks suffered an Olympic-sized blow from weak comparisons with last year's sports-fueled quarter.
With a Monday court date looming to determine whether release of the DreamWorks film "Amistad" should be blocked, attorneys for Barbara Chase-Riboud filed a reply Wednesday intended to debunk the…
It was a case of third time lucky for Polygram Filmed Entertainment, which confirmed Wednesday that it had successfully bid $225 million for the 1,051-title Epic film library (Daily Variety, Dec. 3)…
For soprano Jessye Norman, being selected for the Kennedy Center Honors is nothing less than overwhelming. "I am very happy; it feels quite wonderful," she says, calling the recognition "magical."
After two years of courtship, DreamWorks has secured the first full-length animated feature from Oscar-winning Aardman Animations with the claymation project "Chicken Run."
The WB network is developing a new drama, "Felicity," from Imagine TV. The show is executive produced by feature film writer J.J. Abrams ("Regarding Henry") and director Matt Reeves ("The…
Malaysia-based Measat Broadcast Network Systems has appointed Bradford C. Auerbach head counsel of entertainment and production. He’ll oversee a staff of four lawyers and will handle legal and biz…
Did "Amistad" scribe David Franzoni read Barbara Chase-Riboud's book "Echo of Lions?" The Writers Guild of America West seems to think he did.