In anticipation of their ramped-up movie production schedule, Paramount Pictures has hired Tom Levine as a production veep for the Motion Picture Group, sources confirmed yesterday.
There's a first time for everything, and for Spike Lee that means he finally has an agent, signing yesterday with International Creative Management, seven years after directing his first feature film.
Creative executive Rick Hess confirmed yesterday that he has ankled TriStar Pictures to accept an equity position and management post at the Pleskow-Spikings Partnership, which was launched in…
Phyllis Hill Ferrer Overton, legit and TV actress and former ballerina, died Jan. 1 in Los Angeles of lung cancer. She was 72.
In a restructuring of its sales staff, Tribune Entertainment Co. has named Larry Hutchings and Stephen Mulderrig as regional veepees for the company's Western and Eastern wings.
Gerald E. Jacobson, actor and arts administrator, died Dec. 26 in San Diego of complications due to AIDS. He was 46.
"ABC World News Tonight" executive producer Paul Friedman is expected to be named a vice president of ABC News early next week.
Karen Hermelin has been promoted to New Line Cinema's VP of research and strategy, responsible for designing and researching domestic marketing plans and implementing market research on produced or…
Ronnie Welsh, actor and cabaret performer, died Tuesday in New York of brain cancer. He was 52. Welsh made his radio debut at age 12 on "The Guiding Light" and appeared on the TV show "You Are There"…
EMI Music announced a major reorganization of its North American operations yesterday, naming Charles Koppelman chairman/CEO of a revamped EMI Records Group North America effective April 1.