Sheldon Wiseman, forced to give up control of his Lacewood Group of companies to Paragon Entertainment Corp. last month, is developing a new TV series utilizing the talents of Leslie Nielsen through…
Even as one legendary special-effects house, Richard Edlund's Boss Film (story, page 6), closed down, another one --- West L.A.-based Vifx --- likely is in the process of enlarging itself…
Mike Schneider, a principal anchor at Fox News Channel and the web's chief political correspondent, has ankled the post after his contract wasn't renewed.
NBC has extended its dominance of the summer primetime Nielsens with an Aug. 18-24 victory that's the Peacock's easiest in nine weeks.
In a sign of just how jittery the current Indian government is concerning foreign penetration of its broadcast skies, the authorities have asked Star TV CEO Rathikant Basu for his resignation.
Boaz Davidson, director of such exploitation pics as "Lunarcop," "Blood Run" and "American Cyborg," will helm "Mini Mall" for Nu Image with 21-year-old untested newfound thesp Ara Celi in the lead…
Hearkening back to the philanthropic rock 'n' roll consciousness of the 1980s, Showtime Event TV (SET) has joined forces with onetime Beatles producer George Martin to present an all-star…
Film icon Monte Hellman has been tapped by Miramax to write and direct a film version of Elmore Leonard's 1988 thriller "Freaky Deaky," with Quentin Tarantino and Lawrence Bender exec producing.
Leonard Klady: Gross Behavior
Cinepix Film Properties (CFP) has inked a deal with Columbia TriStar Home Video Canada to distribute its video titles in Canada. Before the new arrangement, Montreal-based CFP was handling its own…