Amidst a market sell-off, Viacom Inc. stock inched up fractionally Tuesday after the entertainment giant reported signs of a strong turnaround at its Blockbuster video unit.
Walt Disney Studios has promoted Dean Hallett to senior vice president of planning and control, the Mouse House announced.
October Films has acquired the U.S., Canada, U.K., Spain and Latin American rights to the period drama "Up at the Villa," in which Sean Penn has signed to star opposite Kristin Scott Thomas.
Pacific Title/Mirage has named digital f/x industry vets Antoinette Salvadori and Mark Brown to its ranks. It continues an expansion begun after the venerable Hollywood optical and post-production…
Polygram Music Publishing has tapped Nick Gatfield as prexy, filling the vacancy created by David Simone's segue to Geffen Records. Gatfield will continue to helm Polydor Records' U.S. operation…
A federal judge imposed a fine of $5,000 Tuesday on Peter Hoffman, CEO of the now defunct Carolco Pictures Inc., bringing to a close a lengthy criminal tax investigation and trial that resulted last…
When the CBS O&Os got in bed with Howard Stern, Dr. Laura Schlessinger broke off her courtship with CBS' Eyemark Entertainment syndie arm.
Lensing is set to kick off here April 13 on the femme-themed pic "Ladies Room," a Canadian-British co-production toplining John Malkovich, Greta Scacchi, Lorraine Bracco, German thesp Veronica Ferres…
Twentieth Century Fox has optioned Dennis Cooley's spec script "Burn" for Jon Landau's Fox-based Blue Horizon production banner.
The Shubert Organization and ETM Entertainment have pacted for the latter to provide tickets to Broadway and Off Broadway productions. ETM ticketing machines will be placed in shopping malls…
"King of the Hill" writers Alan Cohen and Alan Freedland have become the latest scribes from the hit animated series to add a live-action feature to their kingdom.
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