With a London site out of the running, MCA Inc. hopes to sign a deal this year with the French government to build its multibillion-dollar Universal Studios Europe on the outskirts of Paris.
Writers Jeff Stein and Frank Dungan have sued manager Helen Kushnick for allegedly failing to represent them properly in two deals with 20th Century Fox.
Federal Communications Commission member Sherrie Marshall said Tuesday she's ankling April 30 to launch the L.A.-based Marshall Co., a consulting firm handling entertainment and telecommunications.
"Boyz N the Hood" star Cuba Gooding Jr. has ankled William Morris Agency to be represented in all fields by Intl. Creative Management, sources confirmed Tuesday.
Actors' earnings during 1992 rose $ 12 million over '91 levels to $ 1,097,621 ,442, marking one of the first indications that the recession may be nearing an end in Hollywood. The rise is a 1.12%…
Boss Film Studios will be writing computer software for IBM. The Oscar-winning special effects company is developing the software to run on IBM's high-powered Power Visualization System.
Westwood One formally put its influential Radio & Records Inc. unit on the selling block Monday in a continuing bid to reduce debt.
MCA publishing arm Putnam Berkley Group is negotiating to acquire L.A. publishing house Price Stern Sloan, the companies announced Monday. Price Stern Sloan has agreed to deal exclusively with Putnam…
Marvel Entertainment Group posted a dramatic jump in net income of $ 9.8 million (20 cents a share) for the first fiscal quarter ended March 31. That compares to a net profit of $ 4.9 million (10…
Zoo Entertainment artists Green Jello have changed their name because of a trademark dispute with General Foods Corp., maker of Jell-O. The band will henceforth be known as Green Jelly.
Federal funder Telefilm Canada has employed some creative accounting to minimize the visible impact of a $ C110 million ($ 93.5 million) budget reduction anticipated over the next five years.