Barry Mendel has hired Alisa Tager as an executive at his Universal-based Barry Mendel Prods.
With Vivendi Universal topper Jean-Rene Fourtou back in Paris following a whirlwind tour of L.A. and Gotham operations, speculation is building over conglom's looming announcement on asset sales.
SAG and AFTRA are moving toward a compromise on the issue of jurisdiction over off-network shows shot with digital cameras.
Gorehounds expecting a splatter rate in "Alive" commensurate with helmer Ryuhei Kitamura's rousing 2001 debut "Versus" are in for a scare of another kind: Adapted from the popular comic by Tsutomu…
Warner Bros. exec Richard P. May has been tapped chairman of the Hollywood section of the Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers.
Nearly a third of all performing artists do not have health insurance, more than twice the rate for the general population, according to estimates from the charitable group Actors Fund of America.
Peacock parent General Electric said Monday it's cooperating with a Securities and Exchange Commission inquiry into company founder Jack Welch's retirement package. GE added that Welch has asked that…
Can anyone say "election year"? Rep. Fred Upton (R-Mich.) announced Friday he will hold a field hearing later this month in Illinois, letting citizens have their say about whether the record industry…
Hollywood showbiz jobs are expected to increase by 9,500 next year and another 5,000 in 2004 after three years of declines, a local economist has predicted.
Influential Capitol Hill lawmakers have skedded a crucial hearing for later this month on sweeping legislation that will order Hollywood, computer makers and the consumer electronics biz to stop…
Walt Disney's bid to win over Wall Street fell flat and its shares didn't budge Friday, as investors said they heard nothing new on the Mouse's strategy or prospects.