Nickelodeon Australia head of marketing and research Mike Skagerlind has been tapped general manager of the cable service.
Investors in Silver Screen Partners III, a limited partnership formed in 1986 and designed to raise funds for films distributed by the Walt Disney Co., have filed a $100 million lawsuit against the…
Jack Shea, a versatile television director who has helmed hundreds of episodes of sitcoms and drama series, was elected president of the Directors Guild of America Saturday.
Dina Spybey ("SubUrbia"), Lane Smith ("My Cousin Vinny"), Hedy Burress ("Foxfire") and Geoffrey Blake ("Forrest Gump") have agreed to star in the indie pic "Somehow Scituate" for ML Prods.
Warner Bros. Domestic's hit syndicated talker "The Rosie O'Donnell Show" has signed comedian Paula Poundstone as a regular "roving reporter."
Don Mischer, who will executive produce this year's Primetime Emmy Awards, has been entrusted with the duty of entertaining a mammoth audience at a July 1 spectacle celebrating Hong Kong's transition…
What do "Speed 2," "Excess Baggage" and "Air Force One" have in common? Besides being upcoming transportation-themed summer pics, all three were penned by writers who got their first career break…
The release of TriStar's "The Mask of Zorro" has been moved from December to March. The venerable swashbuckling tale, starring Antonio Banderas and Anthony Hopkins, was scheduled for Dec. 19, the…
Dan Schneider, the former star of ABC's "Head of the Class" who created, co-writes and produces the Nickelodeon hits "All That" and "Kenan and Kel," has signed a two-year, exclusive deal to create…
Richard Levy, a senior associate at the law firm of Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher, has joined ICM as senior vice president and general counsel.
"The Lost World: Jurassic Park" wowed Australia, "Star Wars" ignited in Japan and "The Fifth Element" socked Spain last week, but in other parts of Europe there was little respite from the summertime…