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The Recording Industry Assn. of America has tapped Michele Ballantyne, a senior counsel for minority leader Tom Daschle (D-S.D.), as the trade org's senior veep of federal government and industry…
Independent production and distribution company Here! Films has acquired North American distribution rights to "Callas Forever" from international sales company Capitol Films.
Revolution Studios has upped Jeff Small to chief financial officer of the company, replacing Marc Evans, who is ankling the post.
Comcast CEO Brian Roberts added "chairman" to his title at the leading cable operator Wednesday, after reigning chairman Michael Armstrong formally announced his retirement.
Loose remake of "Independence Day" with weather as the villain rather than aliens, pic is a disarmingly pulpy, eye-popping disaster movie during its first half, and an increasingly dull survival…