Former TriStar production topper Stephen Randall has been hired as president of the new, deep-pocketed development company Cinema Line Films.
Walt Disney Co. chairman Michael Eisner yesterday became a leading candidate for 1992's highest-paid executive by exercising an option to buy 5.4 million shares of Disney stock at a bargain-basement…
Sheri Halfon has segued to Cary Brokaw's new Avenue Pictures as senior VP and CFO, having served as VP for finance and administration at its bankrupt predecessor, Avenue Entertainment.
J2 Communications and a joint venture that includes director Ivan Reitman have filed separate lawsuits charging that producer Matty Simmons improperly diverted at least $ 8 million in residuals.
Filmmaker Phil Alden Robinson will co-host a segment of ABC's "Nightline" with Ted Koppel tonight, as he shows footage shot while on a mission to war- and famine-ravaged Somalia.
Buena Vista Television has cleared "Dinosaurs" and "Blossom" for Setember 1995 in 22 markets covering 35% of the country, including the Tribune stations in New York, Los Angeles, Chicago and…
The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Los Angeles yesterday called an end to a boycott of pubcaster KCET that began 14 months ago after the station aired the controversial, independently produced…
Producers Walter F. Parkes and Laurie MacDonald are serving as jurors at the 2nd annual Film Festival of Intl. Cinema Students in Tokyo.
Ron Howard and Brian Grazer made an official offer of $ 9 per share, or $ 23. 5 million, to acquire the remaining stock of Imagine Films, according to documents filed yesterday with the Securities…
Davis-Panzer Prods. Inc. is seeking at least $ 8.3 million in compensatory damages from helmer Russell Mulcahy for allegedly repudiating an agreement to direct "Highlander III: The Magician."
A French company has sued De Laurentiis Entertainment Group Inc. and Carolco Pictures Inc. for allegedly selling rights to three films that had already been granted to others.