An unusually quiet Miramax Films has made its first AFM acquisition, securing U.S. and multiple international rights to the drama "The Blouse Man," the first title to emerge from Dustin Hoffman's…
Fredric Paddock Hope, one of the original master planners for Walt Disney World, died Feb. 1 in Torrance of emphysema. He was 68. Hope worked with the Walt Disney Co. from 1961 through 1973 as…
Massachusetts-based indie distrib Northern Arts Entertainment has acquired North American rights to "Levitation," "Talk to Me," "The Continued Adventures of Reptile Man" and "Charlie Hoboken."
Phoenix Pictures has reshuffled its ranks, upping five of its creative development and publicity executives to new positions within the production company. Christy Prunier, Nicholas Morton, Nicholas…
The corporate migration from Universal TV to the newly minted USA Networks Studios continues with the appointment of U TV alums Vance Van Petten and Arthur Hasson to senior posts at USA.
Roberto Iglesias, a pioneer in Spanish language radio and television, died Feb. 7 of cancer in Glendale. He was 76. Iglesias created the weekly TV program “Varedades,” the first Spanish show to be…
HBO Asia is moving ahead with expansion plans even as its regional affiliates beg for mercy during this period of economic turmoil.
Disney development exec Susan Lyne has been tapped exec VP of movies and miniseries for ABC. Lyne, formerly exec VP of acquisitions, development and new business for Walt Disney Pictures…