Alexander Payne, who made his directorial debut on Miramax's "Citizen Ruth," will direct "Election" for MTV Films and Paramount Pictures.
Susan Wood has taken the role of Evelyn Nesbit in the Shubert Theatre's "Ragtime," which opens Sunday.
Comedy III Prods., which handles licensing and merchandising for the Three Stooges, has picked up rights to market another silver screen star --- Bela Lugosi.
Steven Bochco's gritty police drama "NYPD Blue" took top honors Monday as best continuing series at the Banff television festival.
The National Film Registry Board met here Monday to begin picking the 25 films that are added each year to the Library of Congress' preservation list.
Columbia TriStar's "Fly Away Home" was honored Sunday as best family pic of 1996, as the Film Advisory Board saluted family and children's entertainment.
Jeff Frankel has been upped to VP of marketing and product management for King World Direct, a direct-marketing subsidiary of King World Prods. Inc.
Yorkshire-Tyne Tees Television late Monday confirmed that it is in ''preliminary'' talks to be acquired by fellow ITV company Granada.
Irene Jacob plays Wesley Snipes’ girlfriend in “U.S. Marshals,” the sequel to “The Fugitive.” LaTanya Richardson plays one of the U.S. marshals in the film. The information was wrong in a story…
Ivan Sergei, who stars in the upcoming John Woo TV series "Once a Thief," has landed a lead role in the indie feature "The Opposite of Sex."
The final piece of the summer schedule puzzle has fallen into place. Warner Bros. will push back its Mel Gibson-Julia Roberts starrer, "Conspiracy Theory," from its original release date of July 25…