Rookie writer/helmer David O'Neill, who recently landed Charlie Sheen as a co-star and Cary Elwes and Amanda Plummer in cameos for his big-screen adaptation of Jack London's novel "Martin Eden," has…
A copyright trade group representing U.S. film and recording industries is warning the Clinton administration not to relax its tough trade treatment of Thailand.
Put under a spotlight that included blazing TV cameras and a circuslike atmosphere -- and despite the cautionary remarks of Sen. Paul Simon -- it was for the most part an unrepentant television…
Robert Greenhut, Joseph Hartwick, Neil Machlis and Michele Imperato, who between them have line or executive producer credits on just about every recent project by a major New York-based director…
Four weeks after signing on as head of drama and light entertainment at the Ten Network, Valerie Hardy has unveiled her first project: A 26-episode spinoff series of current Oz pic "The Heartbreak…
Polygram Records is expected to announce today it has acquired Motown Records for more than $ 300 million. Well-placed sources said the Massachusetts-based investment firm Boston Ventures will cash…
KCOP will pair Ellen Leyva, a morning anchor at CBS affil KXTV in Sacramento, with Ross Becker on its 10 p.m. news starting Aug. 30. She replaces Vicki Liviakis, who ankled three months ago to join…
The Australian Film Commission has funded two new Oz features as part of its ongoing strategy of backing a handful of lower-budgeted, innovative films each year.
Infinity Broadcasting reported net income of $ 5.7 million (31 cents a share) for the second quarter, up more than fourfold from $ 1.2 million (7 cents) in the same period last year. Revenues were up…
Twentieth Century Fox has re-signed Paul Schiff to a three-year exclusive first-look indie film deal. In turn, Schiff has hired JoannaMilter as his new veepee of development.
"A Country Practice," one of Australia's most successful and long-running drama series, has been canceled after 12 years on the Seven Network.