Mattel Inc., which earlier this month sued MCA Records for trademark infringement over a hit song, is now doing battle with Nissan because of a TV ad starring G.I. Joe, Barbie and Ken look-alike…
He broke up the "bite of the century," but can he break into TV? Mills Lane, a Nevada judge who moonlights as a boxing referee, is attached to a "People's Court"/"Judge Judy"-style show being shopped…
Joseph H. Lewis, the director of such seminal noirish yarns as "Gun Crazy," "My Name Is Julia Ross" and "The Big Combo," has been awarded the Los Angeles Film Critics Assn. Career Achievement award…
Swedish competition authorities have notified Svensk Filmindustri (SF) that they are preparing a possible antitrust suit against it in answer to a 3-year-old case filed by competitor Sandrews.
Rupert Everett and Chris Rock are making deals to star in the Fox comedy "High Boys and Low Boys," sources said.
U.S.-controlled media investment company Central European Media Enterprises (CME) is once again a player in Hungary's TV industry.
The long-completed, $62 million "Lolita," produced by Mario Kassar and Joel B. Michaels and fully financed by French communications giant Pathe, had its official world premiere Saturday in an…
Carlton Communications is shutting down the international operations of its distrib arm, Carlton Film Distributors, and will likely also end its U.K. distribution by the end of the year.
As U.S. suppliers pack their bags for the 13th annual Mipcom TV trade show in Cannes (Friday through Sept. 30), they're betting that 1997 will be one of the healthiest on record.
Adrian Paul, who has starred for six seasons in the syndicated "Highlander" series, has made a $1 million deal with Dimension Films to star in the next "Highlander" film.