Holly Fields, who appeared in Showtime's "Runaway Daughters" and Sony's "Mr. Payback," has been cast as the female lead in Artisan Entertainment's "Evil Never Dies," the sequel to "Wishmaster." The…
The governing boards of the Writers Guild of America have voted to recommend ratification of a new contract agreement with producers, although the votes were far from unanimous.
MEXICO Discovery Networks Latin America/Iberia has opened an office in Mexico City that will be headed by Raul Antillon, affiliate sales rep. Antillon is responsible for the Mexican accounts for the…
Hallmark Entertainment has named Lynn Holst VP of development. She will report to Robert Halmi, Sr., the company's chairman.
With the opening of "Godzilla" just 10 days away, Sony distribution execs are locked in heated negotiations with top theater buyers as they rush to book over 6,000 prints of the film into North…
Hans Ottosson has been appointed by the Swedish Film Institute to take the place of Lars Engqvist, the former institute topper who moved over last month to become Sweden's Minister of Integration.
Universal Studios Florida has decided against a multi-million-dollar contribution to a light-rail system designed to reduce traffic crushes in the busy tourist areas of Orlando, saying the amount…
Veteran entertainment industry publicist Dale Olson has announced his early retirement from the industry, effective June 1, to pursue charitable activities.
The European Commission on Wednesday issues a preliminary rejection of the digital pay TV merger proposal submitted by media giants CLT-UFA and the Kirch Group.
Parachute Publishing has inked a deal securing children's book rights to Fox Kids Network's top-rated animated television series, "Life With Louie," created by and starring comedian Louie Anderson.
Fox Filmed Entertainment has restructured its retail strategy, placing the combined multibillion-dollar businesses of homevideo, licensing and merchandising and interactive new media under the single…