Jorge Saralegui has been upped to veepee of production for 20th Century Fox, reporting directly to Tom Jacobson, Fox prexy of worldwide production.
Touchstone Pictures has inked a non-exclusive, first-look deal for singer Garth Brooks to star in and produce movies for the Disney production arm.
Like his big studio brothers, indie producer/director Roger Corman is beginning to cash in on American audiences' thirst for family fare.
ABC confirmed that it will move "George" into its 8:30 p.m. Wednesday slot starting Dec. 22, while the in-house sitcom "Joe's Life" goes on hiatus.
Turner Classic Movies has acquired another major movie package via a deal with Warner Bros. for more than 200 titles, including "A Streetcar Named Desire, ""The Exorcist" and "Papillon."
Columbia/TriStar Film Distributors Intl. is expanding the duties of its general manager of Argentina, Oscar Scarinci, to include supervision of distribution of theatrical product in Uruguay.
EMI Music upped Knox Millar to senior VP, human resources, effective Jan. 1. Millar, who will be based in New York, replaces ankling Ed Piccolino, who will continue to consult for the company. * * *…
Owners of 22,000 satellite dishes in Sabah and Sarawak will be issued notices early next year to dismantle their sets.
France's former communications minister Catherine Tasca has been appointed president of Canal Plus' African subsid Canal Horizons.
Director Robert Ellis Miller has optioned movie rights to Michael O'Rourke's fantasy novel "Darkling," about an ancient, shadowy creature that attempts to corrupt the soul of a war correspondent. The…
Hughes Aircraft Co. announced a five-year contract to supply BellSouth Corp. with a cellular telephone networking system. The deal, estimated at $ 400 million, will cover 54 cities across the South…