nn Theatres is close to announcing a deal with Beverly Hills-based developer Regent Properties to build its proposed Westwood Village multiplex and retail center.
Pearson Television Intl. has named Matt Loze to the newly created post of exec VP of its Los Angeles office. Loze will serve as a liaison for domestic producers whose product is distributed…
Norman Doerges, former exec VP of Disneyland, has been appointed president and chief operating officer of Leavesden Developments, the company that operates Leavesden Studios near London.
Mary Bell and Adam Dawtrey, a boy, Euan Dawtrey, Sept. 7, Portland Hospital, London. Mother's deputy managing director of Hat Trick Prods.; father's European editor of Daily Variety and Variety. * *…
Russ Meisels has been tapped to oversee matters financial at Cinesite, Eastman Kodak's digital-effects studio that has facilities in Hollywood and London.
The Hollywood studios and independent film companies need to borrow a few pages from each other's scripts, Phoenix Pictures chairman Mike Medavoy told entertainment execs Monday.
On the heels of its $6 million acquisition of Robert Duvall's "The Apostle" at the Toronto Int.l Film Festival, October Films has picked up two other pics outside the fest --- the American indie "The…
There were some risky projects being pushed on the Lido during the Venice Intl. Film Festival, but a Russian project topped them all: It intends to blast two actors into space for a 10-day location…
It's all too rare that the Hollywood community and the fine arts world mix --- to the shame of both sides.
In a rare case of a jury verdict wholeheartedly endorsed by the critical cognoscenti, Japanese actor-director Takeshi Kitano's lyrical drama about a remorseful ex-cop, "Hana-bi," was awarded the…