All American Communications Inc. enjoyed a big first quarter of the year, posting a 41% revenue increase over a year ago to $67.6 million. Its 1996 count for the same period was $48.1 million.
Director Stuart Baird, getting set to start shooting "U.S. Marshals" for Warner Bros., is attached to develop "Vertical Limit" for Phoenix Pictures.
Britain's new terrestrial, Channel 5, plans to counter a writ issued by Columbia Pictures to stop C5 from broadcasting the studio's films on satellite with a writ of its own next week.
Metromedia Intl. Group Inc.'s first-quarter losses widened compared to year-ago results, the company reported Thursday.
BOGOTA — When Colombia’s Producciones Jes filmed its May 8 episode of its new soap “Perfume de Agonia” (Scent of Agony), they knew it would raise some eyebrows. The climax of the episode comes when…
Two months after he was shown the door at Los Angeles magazine, Michael Caruso has found a new home as editor-in-chief of Details magazine.
Fox Searchlight Pictures, garnering a decent buzz for its competition entry "The Ice Storm," has hooked North American rights to Stefan Schwartz's "Shooting Fish" from Winchester Films, the arthouse…
Carsey-Werner Co. has upped Bret Sarnoff to senior VP of the production company. In his new post, Sarnoff will continue to oversee all corporate and production accounting activities as well as manage…
Annual Bob Fosse Dance Scholarships auditions will be at 9 a.m. Sunday at Glendale Community College. There is no fee, and tryout is open to all intermediate-level dancers age 16-20.
MGM Domestic TV Distribution is close to inking a deal with actor Meshach Taylor to host a Las Vegas-based daytime talk-variety show for fall 1998 or sooner. The show is the latest in a series of…