Kevin Spacey starrer "The Big Kahuna" will kick off the 15th annual Santa Barbara Intl. Film Festival, which has packed 20 world and 16 U.S. preems in its screening lineup.
Jane Fonda has been named a presenter for the Oscar 2000 telecast, which will mark her first appearance on the show since 1992.
Publishing conglom Primedia reported higher fourth-quarter earnings Wednesday for its traditional media operations, up 10.4% to $111.3 million over last year's $100.8 million. Fourth-quarter sales…
Amazon.com Wednesday reported fourth quarter sales of $64 million for its online DVD and homevideo e-tailing division, up a whopping 500% over its last quarter 1998 sales.
James M. Horowitz has been boosted to senior vice president of business and legal affairs for Universal Pictures.
Four-time Emmy nominee Patricia Richardson (“Home Improvement”) will star in the indie feature “Viva Las Nowhere.” She’ll portray twins in the dark comedy about a would-be country singer. Richardson…
German giants the Kirch Group and cable gatekeeper Deutsche Telekom are planning to form an alliance to provide Internet access via cable.
Three-time Oscar winner Steven Spielberg has been tapped a presenter for this year's Academy Awards.
Final details of the 50th Berlin Intl. Film Festival have been unveiled, with many stars set to grace the fest's golden edition, which runs Feb. 9-20.
"We're seeing the birth of the Internet as the hub of distribution for all content," says Stephen Condon, VP of market development at Intervu, which helps companies stream content on their Web sites…
"The Mexican," which took a short siesta when David Fincher and Brad Pitt said adios, has again gained momentum. "Mouse Hunt" helmer Gore Verbinski is now at the helm, and DreamWorks is in talks to…