Michael H. Diamond, former executive VP and general counsel for New World Communications Group, has formed a law firm with partner Kenneth A. Ostrow.
Managers Jeff Kwatinetz and Michael Green, who recently ankled Gallin/Morey, have formed the Firm, a management shingle that will rep actors, filmmakers and musicians.
The Western unit of the Writers Guild of America hopes it's found a way to circumvent its uncooperative Eastern partners.
The government and the defense offered their final arguments Tuesday in Peter Hoffman's criminal trial on federal tax evasion charges.
Attorneys for Reebok and TriStar Pictures reached a last-minute settlement late Tuesday in the dispute concerning the studio's alleged failure to properly promote Reebok products in the 1996 film…
Has director Roman Polanski --- who fled to France two decades ago rather than face punishment for having sex with a 13-year-old girl --- reached an agreement with prosecutors to return to Los…
British media conglom Pearson is close to wrapping up the $500 million acquisition of All American Communications Inc., sources said Tuesday, and could announce it as early as today.
Negotiations for the acquisition of Bouygues-owned Ciby 2000 by Live Entertainment have narrowed to a period of exclusive talks, sources confirmed (Daily Variety, Sept. 23). The agreement includes a…
Stabbing a line drive before it could reach the outfield, News Corp. and its cable sports partner --- Tele-Communications Inc. affiliate Liberty Media --- put on a united front Monday in declaring…
The FCC took the first step toward setting a standard for the so-called V-chip that one day will allow almost every TV set sold in the U.S. to block programming based on its content rating.