Nomura Capital has named Neil Sacker exec veep of the Entertainment Finance Group. In the newly created post, the former Miramax Films exec will be charged with overseeing the day-to-day dealmakings…
Fox Kids Network will be driving "The Magic School Bus" beginning in fall 1998. Fox Kids has picked up the rerun rights to PBS' animated "science adventure" series, produced by the TV wing of…
Nearly A$10 million ($7 million) will be returned to almost 140,000 Celtic dance fans in Australia and New Zealand after "Lord of the Dance" star Michael Flatley collapsed Nov. 27, forcing the…
Nickelodeon and Pace Variety Entertainment Inc. will on Feb. 6 launch a live traveling musical stage extravaganza based on the animated characters created for the longrunning Nick hit "Rugrats."
Michelangelo Antonioni is set to direct "Just to Be Together," with Robin Wright Penn and Sam Shepard expected to star. The film, produced by Stephane Tchalgadjieff, is backed by Gallic pay TV giant…
Nimbus CD Intl., arguably the world's largest independent manufacturer and replicator of CDs, CD-ROMs and DVDs, is getting tough on software pirates.
For an estimated 34 million Americans with hearing and vision impairments, the movies may not deliver all their punch. But new technology could dramatically boost the enjoyment --- and ticket…
Acting on an anonymous phone tip, the Screen Actors Guild has expelled 17 union members because they faked their resumes when applying for membership.
Best known on the bigscreen for her role as Howard Stern's wife in "Private Parts," Mary McCormack will star opposite Russell Crowe ("L.A. Confidential") in the untitled David E. Kelley project…
Ted Turner is once again confounding the skeptics who said he'd be hard pressed to induce a batch of major cable operators such as Cox, Jones Intercable and Falcon to cast off their misgivings and…