Universal Pictures has acquired the rights to "Beaches" author Iris Rainer Dart's dramatic comedy pitch "All the Rage," for Lobell-Bergman Prods.
Mann Theatres has named Sig Raulinaitis director of construction, overseeing the Encino-based circuit's aggressive theater-building program.
Imagine Entertainment has upped Jim Whitaker to vice president of production at the Ron Howard and Brian Grazer-run production company.
TV comedy veteran Eddie October has signed on as co-executive producer of King World Prods.' upcoming syndie talkshow with Roseanne.
Director William Friedkin made another mark in showbiz last Thursday, this time on Hollywood Boulevard, where the helmer's star was unveiled on the Walk of Fame.
Universal Pictures has hired former E! Entertainment Television exec Patricia M. Robinson for the new position of vice president of human resources.
Shipments in the recording industry dropped 9.7% in the first six months of 1997, due to a decline in record club and direct mail sales, according to figures released by the Recording Industry Assn…
Cinergi Pictures Entertainment Inc., in the process of being liquidated, reported Tuesday a sharply increased second-quarter loss of $7.7 million --- compared with $716,000 a year ago --- on 24%…
An environmental group opposed to the DreamWorks/Playa Vista development near Marina del Rey is set today to announce plans to file suit in federal court, charging that the project would further harm…
Japanese pop singer Seiko Matsuda will join Bruce Willis, Liv Tyler, Ben Affleck and Billy Bob Thornton in Touchstone Pictures' disaster pic "Armageddon."
Aussie moviecaster the Movie Network, owned by Warner Bros., MGM and Disney, will add a third channel to its lineup and unveil a new logo and on-air look Sept. 7.