Joseph Fitzgerald, formerly Seagram's veep of investor relations, has been appointed exec VP of investor relations and corporate communications at MGM, effective April 9.
The tax man just made it tougher for German investors to put their money into the international film biz.
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General Cinemas parent GC Cos. posted a broadened fiscal first quarter loss Tuesday due to restructuring costs and expenses from shutting down some theaters.
Nicole Kidman is in talks with Danish helmer Lars von Trier to topline his next pic "Dogville."
Cynthia Cleveland is stepping down from her position as president of Universal Studios Consumer Products Group, effective July 1.
Screenwriter Rob Perez has been hired to script the Americanized remake of the German language comedy "Alles Bob!" Scott Free Prods. and Intermedia are developing the pic.
Sony Pictures Digital Entertainment has inked a production deal with online gamemaker WildTangent to create original properties for the Web sites of its upcoming pics. Deal also includes an…
The Screen Actors Guild has reached a tentative agreement with producers on a new three-year contract for dubbing performers.
Warner Bros. and Bel-Air have paid $1.5 million upfront for "Street Boys," a novel to be written by author Lorenzo Carcaterra. It's believed to be one of the biggest pitch sales in which the studio…