EXCLUSIVEProducer Tom Fontana ("Homicide," "Oz") has been tapped to supervise ABC's upcoming 20th Century Fox sitcom with Mary Tyler Moore and Valerie Harper, and Jeff Lowell ("Spin City') will write…
After breaking an endless series of box office records, "Titanic" this week crossed over the ultimate threshhold: To no one's surprise, it became the first film to pass $1 billion in worldwide…
Jackie Machlis, wife of producer Neil A. Machlis, died Jan. 2 of unreported causes in Northridge. She was 51.
Storm Entertainment will finance and distribute the $4.5 million family pic "Moose on the Loose," starring Eddie, the lovable canine from the NBC sitcom "Frasier."
Richard C. Glouner, a third-generation cinematographer who worked in the industry for over 40 years, died Feb. 9 of Lou Gehrig's Disease at a hospital in Newport Beach. He was 66.
Former Dove Entertainment principals Michael Viner and Deborah Raffin have formed New Millennium Entertainment, a multimedia company spanning film and TV production and publishing, based in Beverly…
Irene Kampen, whose humorous tale of her struggles as a divorced mother became the basis of TV's "The Lucy Show," died Feb. 1 of breast cancer at her home in Oceanside. She was 75.
Miramax Films has signed a three-picture deal with Brian Hecker, who last year was named director of the year by the American Film Institute.
Purchases of homevideos in 1997 were off by 10% over the 1996 tallies, while rentals dropped 3% during the year, according to a year-end summary released Monday by vid industry research and…
Retired TV writer Sam Perrin, who served as Jack Benny’s writer for more than 40 years, died Jan. 8 at the Motion Picture & Television Hospital in Woodland Hills following an extended illness. He was…
Norman Reedus has landed the lead opposite Stephen Dorff in "Boondock Saints," the Troy Duffy-written and -directed drama about two brothers who go on a murder spree against Russian mobsters. Patrick…