Following the departure of Sacis chief Giampaolo Sodano last month, the international sales and distribution arm of Italo pubcaster RAI has appointed Antonio Capocasa as managing director to fulfill…
Todd Baker, former director of development at NDG Prods. (John Woo's "Once a Thief"), has formed a new production company, Cineaste Entertainment.
Annie Wegelius, president of Wegelius Television, one of Scandinavia's largest and most prosperous TV production outfits, will leave the company she created in the early 1990s as of July 1.
Palme d'Or-winning directors Constantin Costa-Gavras, Robert Altman, Steven Soderbergh, Wim Wenders and David Lynch are scheduled to participate in the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences'…
Michelle Pfeiffer and Kate Guinzberg of Via Rosa Prods. have hired Marlene King to script a movie for Touchstone based on the Rosewood Community Education Center, the South-Central L.A. facility in…
Twentieth TV's "Access Hollywood" was downgraded on a seventh Fox-owned station, in Cleveland, the 13th largest market.
When Gene Reynolds was starting out as a director, he routinely went to the Directors Guild of America, where he found the likes of John Ford, Josef Von Sternberg and George Stevens hanging out in…
After guest starring in the season's final three episodes of "ER," Maria Bello has been named a regular cast member of the top-rated NBC series by executive producer John Wells. Bello last was seen…
Twentieth Century Fox has acquired an original thriller pitch with the working title "Creole" by actress-writer Jada Pinkett.
The Stella Adler Theatre will honor John Randolph with a commemorative program celebrating his 60 years in the business. Perf is set for 7 p.m. Thursday at the theater, 6773 Hollywood Blvd., second…
Abbie Charette has been upped to vice president of live-action series at Saban Entertainment, reporting to Lance Robbins, president of motion pictures and TV.