Past transactions involving Kirk Kerkorian and MGM have tended to proceed with remarkable speed, but that's not the case this time out.
A new theater company is creating an expressway from Gotham to Connecticut for Off Broadway plays.
London Eye: Some people trace the "kidult" craze - books for kids that sell in truckloads to adults -- back to "Harry Potter." Others think Philip Pullman really sparked it with "His Dark Materials."
There's still more than three months to go before the November election and the two presidential candidates and their supporters have spent millions more on TV ads than was spent during the entire…
The Backlot: The entry of Bruce Springsteen and fellow rockers into the political fray this month -- all of it shrewdly stage managed -- was a reminder that this is becoming a '60s-style…
Strands: "The Lord of the Rings" is getting a little bit closer to going live. Plans are progressing quietly for an October 2005 opening of the £10 million tuner, which has long been eyeing the…
Opening the Screen Producers Assn. of Australia annual conference, org prexy Steven Smith bemoaned the precarious state of the Oz film biz.
Friday is quickly becoming the new Saturday for the broadcast nets, and none of their fall lineups looks capable of turning that around.
Voiceover: On the eve of what is arguably the most important presidential election in decades, Hollywood has again become a lightning rod. It simply takes a trip out of town to see the extent to…
"Eiffel ... I'm in Love," has become a "Titanic"-sized record-breaker in Indonesia, selling 3.5 million tickets by the first week of August.
Two days after Madrid's March 11 terrorist attacks, a text-message multiplied on mobiles across Spain: "Saturday. Urdaci still working. Meet 18.00."