Scott Silver has signed on to direct the MGM pic "The Mod Squad," a feature version of the hit television program about dropouts-turned-undercover cops that ran on ABC from 1968 to 1973.
America's Health Network, which laid off 161 of its 200 employees last week, has bought out A.H. Belo's majority stake in the company .
Sony Pictures releases on Tuesday reached a $900 million cume for the year, and around Labor Day the studio will become only the second company to gross $1 billion domestically in a calendar year.
The Jim Henson Co., looking to expand its reach, has tapped Paul Eskenazi director of strategic planning, the firm announced Tuesday.
Helmer Jay Roach, whose "Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery" was a B.O. martini for New Line Cinema last May, will take on directing duties for Walt Disney Pictures' hockey pic "The Game,"…
France's Pandora Cinema has picked up worldwide rights outside the U.K., France and Germany to "Bedrooms and Hallways," the latest film by director Rose Troche ("Go Fish").
New latenight syndie strips "The Keenen Ivory Wayans Show" and "Vibe" pulled off solid debuts Monday, averaging a 3.9/9 and 3.1/7, respectively, in Nielsen's 38 overnight metered markets.
Fox Broadcasting Co. has promoted several executives in its marketing department, including Tom Cosgrove, who was upped to vice president of sales research and marketing.
Merv Griffin has tapped Lawrence Cohen to head the Griffin Group, the investment and management company owned by the successful gameshow creator, hotelier and ex-talkshow host.
TDK Corp. of Japan has reached an agreement with famed Italian opera house La Scala to make digital archives of about 5,000 hours of analog tape.