Walt Disney chief financial officer Tom Staggs promised Wednesday that the Mouse will not be left behind as the media biz continues to consolidate: In an unusual declaration for Disney, he said the…
Sony Pictures Classics has acquired U.S., Australia and New Zealand distribution rights to Zhang Yang's "Quitting," from Fortissimo Film Sales.
Oliver Stone, whose 1986 pic "Platoon" won the best pic Oscar, is heading back to Vietnam.
Cedric Kahn's "Roberto Succo," in competition at Cannes, has sold to eight territories, including the U.K., Spain, Italy and Japan, French sales company Mercure said Tuesday.
Negotiators for the Screen Actors Guild and American Federation of Television & Radio Artists have pulled the plug on launching a campaign to seek outside support for contract goals from beyond their…
Hollywood won't be cut any slack by President Bush's pick to lead the Federal Trade Commission, which will continue to monitor the entertainment industry to make sure violence isn't peddled to kids.
Hallie Foote, Roberta Maxwell and Jean Stapleton will star in the Hartford Stage Co. production of Horton Foote's new play "The Carpetbagger's Children."
Swiss-German producer/distribber Highlight Communications posted a near 38% increase in first quarter revenues to DM 67.9 million ($30.7 million). EBIT rose around 30% from $5.3 million to $6.9…
BMI feted writers and publishers of the year's 50 most performed songs during the 49th annual BMI Awards Tuesday at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel.
The directorial debut of actress Catherine McCormack and a pic by Nicholas Hytner, both based on scripts by William Boyd, top the development slate of London-based Haystack Films.
USA Films has paid under $1 million to acquire domestic distribution rights to Mira Nair's ensemble comedy "Monsoon Wedding."