Post-production house Encore has tapped Joshua Touber as managing director of its Hollywood facility.
As Viacom prepares for the public offering of stock in Blockbuster, a debate is beginning on Wall Street about how much the vid chain is worth and how much money Viacom can expect to raise in the…
After reflecting on his own sexual awakening in his latest pic, "The Loss of Sexual Innocence," director Mike Figgis is now turning to Swedish playwright August Strindberg for inspiration.
"I feel as if my reputation has been turned ... to positive," Dustin Hoffman said as he accepted the American Film Institute's 27th Life Achievement Award on Thursday evening.
Veteran thesp Martin Sheen and TV newcomer Andrew Keegan (“Party of Five”) will join the indie teen pic “O” for helmer Tim Blake Nelson. Pic, scripted by Brad Kaaya, is a modern-day adaptation of…
Robert D. Baxter has been named chief financial officer for Odyssey, the family cable channel from Hallmark Entertainment, the Jim Henson Co. and Liberty Media.
"The Thin Red Line" writer-director Terrence Malick and producer Edward R. Pressman have inked a development and distribution pact with Sony Pictures Classics, the arthouse unit of Sony Pictures…
Steven Spielberg is apparently bullish on the Internet, disclosing Feb. 19 that he owns 5.8% of Barry Diller's Internet offshoot Ticketmaster Online CitySearch. Spielberg is in good company.
With hopes of using the Internet as a way to test pilots, The Cartoon Network will debut two original cartoon series online today, with plans to debut five more by next year.
Gita Sargrad Terry has joined NBC Enterprises as its VP of business affairs and will report to the division's exec VP Jerry Petry.
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