Dominique Swain, who debuted in 1997's "Lolita," has nabbed lead roles in a pair of independent films: "Dead in the Water" and "Briar Patch." "Patch," a romantic drama, starts production early July…
Former NBC scheduling czar Preston Beckman, who ankled the Peacock in March, is joining Fox Broadcasting Co. as executive vice president for strategic program planning (Daily Variety, May 25).
Veteran agent James Dixon has joined CAA and will focus on comedians and comic talent for the agency. He will relocate to L.A. from Gotham.
CNNfn has tapped Sean Murtagh as VP of finance and administration. In his new post, Murtagh will oversee the financial and administrative aspects of CNNfn and CNN's New York bureau including business…
Stuart Snyder has left his post as president of USA Home Entertainment after seven months on the job.