Tenor Carlo Bergonzi, at age 75, will sing his first Otello from Verdi's penultimate opera in a concert performance with the Opera Orchestra of New York on May 3.
The virtues and faults of current British production were fully on display at the recent Edinburgh Intl. Film Festival, whose 53rd edition closed Aug. 29 with a gala screening of the cross-cultural…
In the hottest battle in kids TV, the WB's "Pokemon" beat Nickelodeon's "SpongeBob SquarePants" for the second Saturday morning in a row.
Following weeks of speculation regarding Italian electrical utility Enel's imminent investment in national paybox Telepiu, the sale of a combined 40% stake in the Canal Plus-controlled division is…
When studio moguls walk off the set for good, their prized corporate villas are often the next to go. News that Bob Daly and Terry Semel will step down as co-chairmen of Warner Bros. is only six…
In the latest Spanish drive into English-language pic production, Madrid-based sales agent Kevin Williams has set up the U.K.-based production house KWA/Fisher Prods.
A surprise candidate, the Swiss lawyer Ure Rohner, looks set to replace Georg Koefler as chairman of the board of German media group ProSieben Media AG, according to sources.
The mood was upbeat on the first weekend of the Montreal World Film Festival, which kicked off Friday with the world preem of the Miramax/Hal Films production "Mansfield Park."
"Titus," the highly anticipated feature debut of Broadway director Julie Taymor ("The Lion King"), is getting mixed notices from acquisitions execs following its screenings last week.
Some exhibs are never satisfied. The "Star Wars" prequel had record-busting debuts in five European territories last week, but a few bookers in Germany were a bit underwhelmed by the space epic's…
New Line Cinema has signed a two-year, first-look deal with Theodore Witcher and his production company, MK-Ultra. Under the pact, Witcher, who wrote and directed New Line's "Love Jones," will set up…