French pay TV giant Canal Plus and Mark McCormack's IMG have agreed to pay $160 million over three years for international TV rights to English soccer.
Jennifer Jason Leigh and rising star Jude Law have been set to headline David Cronenberg's "Existenz," which goes before the cameras next April in Toronto.
In more good news for working actors, SAG performers' earnings from commercials rose a steady 5% to $527 million in 1996, the Screen Actors Guild announced in a report released Friday.
"One of the few joys a writer can have in Hollywood is to have something everyone will want," says bestselling novelist James Patterson, whose thriller "Kiss the Girls" has become a box office…
Pacific Title/Mirage has pacted to create the visual effects on EMC Films' large-format film of the 1998 Olympic Games in Nagano, Japan.
Special effects wizard Stan Winston and DreamWorks have made a deal for Ben Schwartz's script "Hell Bent," which Winston will direct. The deal was in the low six figures.
TV promotion/design firm Another Large Production has added two staffers to its executive management team. Mike Leathers has been promoted to VP of special projects and Todd McNulty has been upped to…
CBS will emerge from the cocoon of parent Westinghouse with a cleaner break and improved earnings.
Arguing in part that local lensing of action pics could significantly be affected, a group of firearms dealers has filed a lawsuit against the city of Los Angeles, seeking to overturn an ordinance…
UPC (United and Philips Communications) Nederland has inked an agreement to merge with Telekabel, a subsidiary of Dutch energy company Nuon.
The first Sir Peter Ustinov Television Scriptwriting Award has been given to Russia's Tanya Fridrich for her script "Smile of the King."
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