A screenwriter has filed suit to stop production of a Barry Levinson film starring Joe Pesci because he claims it's based on his script.
Bestselling Virgins 3 Virgin Records artists Janet Jackson, UB40 and Smashing Pumpkins will reside in Billboard's top 10 next week.
Martin Scorsese has signed to make a feature-length docu on the centenary of American cinema for Britain's Channel Four and world distribution. The project is being produced by the British Film…
Melvin Simon Prods. Inc. has sued Viacom Intl. Inc. for allegedly consistently being late on making quarterly payments under a 1978 distribution deal.
The Hollywood Madam saga took another sordid swipe at the film industry Wednesday as police arrested producer/director Ivan Nagy on charges of running his own call-girl ring for clients in the biz.
A survey by Cable Networks Inc. of more than 300 television stations has found that at least 75% are seeking either retransmission consent or some combination of retrans and must-carry in…
Leading actor Mark Dacascos' name was omitted from Wednesday's story about the upcoming Imperial Entertainment adventure pic "Double Dragon." Wednesday's film ratings story should have indicated…
Fremantle Intl., the leading supplier of TV gameshows abroad, is continuing a drive to produce local versions of its classic and newly minted gameshows throughout Latin America.
Viacom Pictures and Spelling Entertainment have purchased rights to Elmore Leonard's novel "Pronto," to be published by Delacorte in October.
PRODUCTION CHART KEY Abbreviation: SUPR EXP-Supervising executive producer(s); EXP-Executive producer(s); COEXP-Co-executive producer(s); SUPR PROD-Supervising producer(s); PROD-Producer(s)…