The Walt Disney Co., already a force in films, television, amusement parks, music and publishing, will now have a shot at operating a new professional sports team. The company has been awarded a…
William Morris agent Jonathan J. Sheinberg and three others have settled SEC charges that they violated securities laws related to insider trading in the 1990 acquisition of MCA Inc. by Matsushita…
Barbra Streisand did not attend a press conference held in Aspen, Colo., Nov. 24 (Daily Variety, Dec. 10). Instead, she sent a statement that was read at the press conference in which she said, in…
Orion Home Video and Image Entertainment have extended their laserdisc licensing and distribution agreement through Dec. 31, 1995.
A sentence in Wednesday's review of the vidpic "Illicit Behavior" was inadvertently cut short. Sentence should have read, "And Robert Davi turns that ol' standby, the tough, jaded cop, into something…
Norman Lear's Act III Theatres plans to tap the public bond market to raise $ 85 million in senior secured notes partly so that it can buy out preferred shares held by GE Capital Corp., a…
Ron Howard and Brian Grazer yesterday extended their proposal to acquire Imagine Films Entertainment Inc. to 5 p.m. Dec. 21. In an SEC filing, the two said upon a request from a special committee of…
The City Planning Commission will hold a public hearing Jan. 11 to consider testimony regarding 20th Century Fox's proposed re-zoning plan for its studio lot in Century City.
Live Time Inc. announced that a total of 175 exhibitors have signed up for the second annual ShowBiz Expo East tradeshow, marking a 30% increase from its first show.
Chicago Judge Richard A. Posner has denied an appeal from Hollywood's fin-syn coalition asking that he reconsider his decision not to step down from the financial interest and syndication case.
Credit Lyonnais has filed a second suit in state court repeating claims made in a federal complaint against former MGM owner Kirk Kerkorian and adding Giancarlo Parretti as a defe ndant.