The life of boxing legend Sonny Liston will be the subject of a biopic Warner Bros. has put into development with producers Addis-Wechsler & Associates, Way-Out Pictures and John Herzfeld Prods.
Peter Rose, currently acting chief executive of flailing Australian satcaster Australis Media, seems headed for the calmer waters of United Intl. Pictures in London. Sources confirm that Rose is in…
Miramax Films -- which scored big in the U.S. with Italy's "Il Postino" (The Postman) and Japan's "Shall We Dance?" -- is betting it will have the same luck releasing German-language films Stateside.
Advertising expenditures in Japan hit a record high of 6 trillion yen ($48 billion) in 1997 with sponsors pouring the money into blurbs on TV, cable and direct satellite platforms, Dentsu Inc. said…
EXCLUSIVESyndie sensation "Judge Judy" is on the move in Gotham. Peacock net flagship WNBC New York has shelled out big bucks to snag Worldvision Enterprises' hit courtshow strip from Eye web rival…
Hoyts Cinemas CEO Peter Ivany is relocating to the company's Boston office for six months to spearhead the company's fast-track expansion in the U.S. and internationally.
Columbia TriStar TV was close to a deal late Tuesday with Fox to renew the hit drama "Party of Five" for about $2 million per episode.
Time Warner is drawing up a long-term programming strategy aimed at boosting Court TV's subscriber count and at jacking up the network's feeble ratings.
Entertainment companies contributed nearly $1.4 billion to the greater Miami economy for the 1996 tax year -- nearly 50% up on the 1995 figure -- according to an economic impact study released Friday.
Sales and distribution outfit Trident Releasing has picked up international rights to the drama "The Unknown Cyclist," starring Lea Thompson, Danny Nucci, Vincent Spano, Stephen Spinella and Lainie…