"The second easiest way to start a fight at a pool party on the Westside of Los Angeles," according to professor Mark Weinstein at USC's Marshall School of Business and Law School, "is to argue in…
After setting a base in New York when "Roseanne" and "Home Improvement" creator Matt Williams decided to move there, Wind Dancer Prods. is quickly establishing itself as a formidable Gotham player.
Newly formed Los Angeles-based indie production company Peninsula Films has just begun lensing its first pic, "Lover Girl," starring Kristy Swanson and Sandra Bernhard. Budgeted at about $1 million…
Nickelodeon Australia head of marketing and research Mike Skagerlind has been tapped general manager of the cable service.
Investors in Silver Screen Partners III, a limited partnership formed in 1986 and designed to raise funds for films distributed by the Walt Disney Co., have filed a $100 million lawsuit against the…
Jack Shea, a versatile television director who has helmed hundreds of episodes of sitcoms and drama series, was elected president of the Directors Guild of America Saturday.
Dina Spybey ("SubUrbia"), Lane Smith ("My Cousin Vinny"), Hedy Burress ("Foxfire") and Geoffrey Blake ("Forrest Gump") have agreed to star in the indie pic "Somehow Scituate" for ML Prods.
Warner Bros. Domestic's hit syndicated talker "The Rosie O'Donnell Show" has signed comedian Paula Poundstone as a regular "roving reporter."
Don Mischer, who will executive produce this year's Primetime Emmy Awards, has been entrusted with the duty of entertaining a mammoth audience at a July 1 spectacle celebrating Hong Kong's transition…
What do "Speed 2," "Excess Baggage" and "Air Force One" have in common? Besides being upcoming transportation-themed summer pics, all three were penned by writers who got their first career break…
The release of TriStar's "The Mask of Zorro" has been moved from December to March. The venerable swashbuckling tale, starring Antonio Banderas and Anthony Hopkins, was scheduled for Dec. 19, the…