Anthony Zummo has been promoted to VP of legal affairs at Universal Pictures, where he’ll be responsible for managing and supervising the feature film division’s legal staff while handling day-to-day…
Shareholders of Iwerks Entertainment Inc. this week rejected the company's proposed merger with Show-scan Entertainment Inc., in a vote announced at Iwerks' annual meeting.
Indie distributor Strand releasing has acquired North American rights to two French-language films, the musical "Jeanne et le garcon formidable" and "Dry Cleaning."
Bill Lawrence, the 29-year-old co-creator and executive producer of ABC's sophomore series "Spin City," has inked an exclusive three-year deal with ABC worth more than $10 million.
Production company Si Television has tapped former Le Studio Canal Plus exec Gilbert Dumontet as chief operating officer to spearhead its expansion into feature films and the international TV…
Australian actor Marcus Graham has been cast as the lead in the USA Network drama series "Sins of the City," which begins lensing in Miami next week.
Radio personality and bestselling scribe Dr. Laura Schlessinger is in talks with CBS' Eyemark Entertainment to develop a syndie strip patterned after her top-rated radio call-in show, according to…
Having broken most box office records, multi-Oscar-winner "Titanic" is now on the verge of setting a new standard for instrumental soundtracks. A pair of Oscar wins for best song and best dramatic…
Negotiators for actors and producers were immersed late Wednesday in intense discussions aimed at hammering out a new contract before their self-imposed deadline of 6 p.m. Thursday.
The Asian economic flu has claimed another victim: MGM Gold. MGM and Encore Intl., partners in the Hong Kong-based 24-hour entertainment channel, blamed hard economic times in the region for the…
Like the legendary bluesmen of his adopted hometown Chicago, Jerry Springer has got his mojo working -- overtime. "Jerry Springer Show" toppled fellow Chi-based talker "The Oprah Winfrey Show" by its…
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