It took two wily Hungarians to finally turn the tables on inveterate practical joker Richard Donner, otherwise known as the clown prince of one-upmanship.
A bitter battle is being fought between rival camps attempting to bring some formal organization to this year's pre-Mifed film screenings in London.
The British Film Institute has officially confirmed that Alan Parker, director of "Evita," will become its new chairman when Jeremy Thomas steps down at the end of this year (Daily Variety, July 28).
A major casting change is taking place on Woody Allen's fall project. Drew Barrymore has withdrawn from playing one of the lead roles because of a scheduling conflict with "Cinderella," the Fox…
US West Media Group reported a 16% increase in operating cash flow in the second quarter, but depreciation and amortization costs associated with its November 1996 acquisition of Continental…
Nancy Tellem has been named executive vice president of business affairs at CBS Entertainment and executive VP of CBS Prods.
Jon Spector has been named vice president of production at Columbia TriStar TV, reporting to Ed Lammi, executive VP of production.
NBC has extended its summer dominance of the primetime Nielsens in July 21-27 results, achieving its highest rating in five weeks and finishing first or second every night of the week in the…
UPN will begin rolling out its new season lineup Aug. 25, leading off at 8 p.m. with the season premiere of "In the House."
Charles Nelson, a publicist who most recently helped set up Disney's Hercules Electrical Light Parade in Gotham, has been upped to VP of publicity for the East Coast for Buena Vista Pictures…
"Hercules" is muscling its way onto the small screen. Walt Disney Television Animation has begun pre-production on an ambitious 65-episode order for a TV version of the theatrical feature, the first…