Seagram Co. will sell Tropicana Products to PepsiCo for $3.3 billion in cash, it said Monday, putting in place one of the major financing elements for Seagram's $10.2 billion acquisition of Polygram…
Warner Bros. and Village Roadshow have optioned the feature rights to Jay Cronley's manuscript, "An Honest Crook," for Donner/Shuler-Donner Prods.
IATSE opened its 63rd convention Monday with the news that, prodded by consistent organizing and a boom in production, the union's membership has ballooned to 92,000.
New Line Television is dribbling into the hoop dreams biz with the Continental Basketball Assn., the NBA's official farm league.
The annual Army-Navy football showdown will remain on CBS for the next 10 years as part of a new pact announced Thursday. CBS Sports has locked up the rights to the legendary pigskin clash through…
Laura Lichtstein, a former director of development with Lobell-Bergman Prods., has inked as a VP of development with Denis Leary and Jim Serpico's New York-based Apostle Pictures.
With a projected $22.7 million opening thrust, Sony's "The Mask of Zorro" slashed its way to the top of the box office chart, edging out last weekend's top-grosser, Warner Bros.' "Lethal Weapon 4."
Liberty Media has named Gary Howard to run its new Liberty Capital subsidiary, where he "will be responsible for developing investment strategies and opportunities that take advantage" of the…
The American Federation of Musicians Local 802 on Thursday ratified an agreement with the League of American Theaters and Producers -- exactly four months after the union announced it would need just…
After intense jockeying by nearly every major film studio, 20th Century Fox has won the right to finance and distribute "The Beach," the next film from U.K.-based Figment Films, for which Leonardo…
Veteran TV producer Jay Wolpert has been tapped as exec producer of Pearson Television's upcoming syndie revival of "Match Game."