Amblin Entertainment confirmed yesterday that it has inked a deal with comic book whizkid Rob Liefeld, who will develop a movie titled "Doom's IV" for Steven Spielberg's Universal-based entertainment…
Manitoba-based CanWest Global Communications has announced the creation of an international division to be headed by Charles Weber, former president and CEO of Lucasfilm Ltd.
Three Gillett Broadcasting-owned stations and several others have joined the Television Bureau of Advertising for the new year, according to the trade organization.
MCA CHAIRMAN LEW WASSERMAN allegedly called it "the worst publicity the company has had in 50 years." And it's about to get a second life.
"Norm" and "Cliff" of NBC's "Cheers," known in real life as George Wendt and John D. Ratzenberger, have been animated, much to their dismay.
Freedom has its price. Three years after the Berlin Wall came down and several years after the collapse of communism, the Polish film industry is still in an embryonic stage and filmmakers are…
Group W Prods. yesterday gave a greenlight for year two of "Vicki!," its daily one-hour talk entertainment series.
As of Jan. 1, employees who pursue sexual harassment claims within the state of California can seek emotional distress damages up to $ 50,000 from their employer-- without going to court.
Jack Lemmon will receive the NATO/ShoWest Lifetime Achievement Award during the New Line Cinema dinner March 9 at Bally's Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas.
Witt-Thomas and Witt-Thomas-Harris Prods. confirmed yesterday that Gary Levine has been named prexy of its new TV wing as part of an expansion in the area (Daily Variety, Dec. 15).
The majority of the top 10 strips improved sharply in the Nielsen national barter ranking for the second week in a row.