The one loud message from this year's Mip TV trade show in Cannes (April 3-8) was: Move over Americans, we can do this, too.
Lara Flynn Boyle has joined the cast of the indie feature "Susan's Plan," which is being directed by John Landis. Pic, which was written by Landis, toplines Dan Aykroyd and Nastassja Kinski.
Showbiz stocks steered clear of the historic rally Monday when Wall Street's long-running bull market lifted the Dow Jones Industrial Average to close above 9,000 for the first time at 9033.23 -- up…
ABC has promoted Daniel Barnathan to senior VP of network sales, according to network president of sales and marketing Marvin Goldsmith.
Showing that they really are back in business, Andy Vajna and Mario Kassar early Sunday morning struck a preemptive $1 million against $1.5 million deal for the spec "Evermere" by David Goyer and…
Marlee Matlin has pacted to star in the low-budget pic "In Self Defense," to be directed by Sidney J. Furie ("Superman IV"). In addition, she will exec produce a vidpic in which she'll appear, and…
Reflecting the rapid growth of its worldwide feature film activities, Columbia TriStar Motion Picture Group has named Barbara Dixon to the new position of senior vice president of publicity.
HBO and Cinemax have come up with a new multiplex strategy. Gone is the blueprint that time-shifted the HBO and Cinemax program schedules onto their network clones. Instead, the two will spread their…
MTV Networks has announced it is launching a 24-hour MTV channel dedicated to the Russian market, the first time a Western web has set up a localized network in Russia.
Scott Strauss, vice president of creative affairs at Kopelson Entertainment for the last three years, will hole up with the Outlaw Productions gang to run feature development and production in a new…
Hungarian telecom giant MATAV has just entered the cable television industry in a development that could endanger TV interests owned by Time Warner.
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