In the sole major acquisition of the London and Mifed film markets, Rogue Pictures, the genre division of October Films, has bought U.S. rights to the Alec Baldwin starrer "Thick as Thieves."
Young & Rubicam, the global ad agency that went public last May, has already filed a secondary public offering of 10 million common shares.
Sixteen members of the Screen Actors Guild's Hollywood branch were elected to the union's national board of directors in balloting completed late last week.
Twentieth Century Fox Television has upped Lisa Harrison to director of comedy development, in a move designed to broaden the studio's roster of writers working outside the TV mainstream.
While the holiday season for commercial fare got off to a running start with "The Waterboy," a number of specialized films also made impressive debuts over the weekend -- albeit with considerably…
Columbia TriStar Film Distributors Intl., has upped Ralph Alexander to senior veep of its Latin America division, replacing Giovanni Gentili, who ankled the post late last month.
Sony Pictures Entertainment has taken the wraps off its AXN channel in Spain, the latest addition to Canal Satelite Digital, that country's leading digital TV platform.
Former William Morris Agency VP Emily Gerson Saines has set up her own Gotham-based management firm, Gerson Saines Management, with some of her former agency clients set to join her.
Universal Pictures has upped Romy Kaufman to vice president of its story department.
Fox has kept the November sweeps adults 18-49 race interesting with its highest-rated non-baseball Thursday special ever, "World's Most Shocking Moments Caught on Tape."
Canadian broadcast regulators have approved a bid by Shaw, Canada's second-largest cable company, to place its media assets into a separate and independent company.