Tribune Entertainment has appointed Ronald Levinson to the newly created post of VP of programming and development. Levinson will oversee development and production of scripted programming for the…
Jon Rothschild, a producer, production designer and set builder, died Jan. 30 of heart failure after a two-week hospitalization at West Hills Columbia Medical Center. He was 54.
Chris Tucker, last seen in New Line's "Money Talks," has inked for $7 million to star in "Double O-Soul," an action comedy that Universal Pictures will release as a negative pickup, sources said…
Acme Television, the upstart TV station group helmed by WB CEO Jamie Kellner, has made a deal with Roberts Broadcasting Co. that will bring two stations -- one in Provo, Utah, and the other in Santa…
DreamWorks and Miramax will for the first time sponsor events at this year's ShoWest, joining returning studios New Line and Sony in hosting presentations at the annual exhibition confab in Las Vegas.
Deadline for entries in the inaugural Taos Land & Film Screenplay contest has been extended to March 10. Winner, who gets five acres at the outfit’s Cerro Mon-toso film colony, will be announced at…
The Intl. Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees has struck a three-year deal with Hearst Entertainment for employees of longform cable TV programs produced by Hearst subsids King Telpro and King…
A long-awaited satcaster backed by the Catholic Church launched Monday, making it the first national religious channel ever created in Italy.
Madonna will be among the presenters at this year's Oscar ceremonies, marking her first appearance on the awards show as a presenter. She has appeared on the telecast twice before performing…
In 1994, Paramount was so concerned about muting Oscar financial benefits for "Forrest Gump" it pulled the film late in the year when it had already grossed $300 million domestically.
Jack T. Collis, a production designer whose career in Hollywood spanned more than half a century, died Feb. 1 in Encino of natural causes. He was 75.
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