SPECIAL REPORTIt was a comeback year for Viacom chairman Sumner Redstone, who has seen success in both operations at the entertainment conglom and in corporate maneuvering. Not surprisingly, Viacom's…
Two world premieres from Asian directors will compete for Golden and Silver Bears at the 49th Berlin Intl. Film Festival (Feb. 10-21).
Three partners have ankled the New York entertainment law firm Frankfurt, Garbus, Klein & Selz, and are taking with them such clients as Jim Sheridan, Ang Lee and Sarah Jessica Parker.
Glenn Close is in negotiations to join the cast of Stephen Sondheim's "A Little Night Music," which will be revived for the 1999-2000 season by the team of Margo Lion and Fred Zollo.
Buoyed by popular albums across all musical genres and by hefty sales during a particularly brisk fourth quarter, the music industry posted its second consecutive increase in annual album sales. More…
"Armageddon," "Babe: Pig in the City," "Godzilla," "Mighty Joe Young," "Small Soldiers," "The Truman Show" and "What Dreams May Come" have been selected as the seven finalists for the best visual…
New Line Cinema has inked a deal with DirecTV to offer high-definition digital TV versions of its theatrical titles for the satcaster's pay-per-view channels.
SPECIAL REPORTWhat better way to kick off the highest-grossing year in the studio's history than by co-producing the highest-grossing picture ever made?
The screening of the Hollywood action-thriller "The Siege" could be behind a car bomb that rocked Cape Town's popular Waterfront tourist area on New Year's Day, police believe.
Ignacio Darnaude has been upped to senior veep of international marketing and creative advertising for Disney's Buena Vista Intl.
Director Gore Verbinsky, who lent his stylish future-retro visual touch to DreamWorks' "Mouse Hunt," is attached to helm a feature adaptation of David Shannon's illustrated kids book "How Georgie…