The treasure in Leo's lair is its 5,077-pic library. The catalog includes the 1,300-title Polygram library that MGM acquired last year for $250 million, 2,000 Orion/Goldwyn titles and all United…
The American Film Institute will be a winner on Oscar night. For the second year, American Express will finance scholarships on behalf of 20 Academy Award nominees to the AFI's Center for Advanced…
Gramercy's "Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels" remained on top of the exclusives roster in its second weekend. The British caper pic rang up $97,185 on six screens on both coasts.
Jaleel White, who starred as Steve Urkel on the long-running sitcom "Family Matters," may resurface this fall on a UPN sitcom called "Grown Ups."
Dallas leveraged buyout firm Hicks, Muse, Tate & Furst will spend $500 million to increase its stake in radio giant Chancellor Media Corp., the firm said Monday, as it decided to take Chancellor off…
Playwright Wendy Wasserstein, along with Screen Actors Guild prexy Richard Masur and National Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences prexy Richard Greene will spend two days this week lobbying Congress…
Globo Filmes, a division of media giant Globo, is hunting for U.S. distribution partners in its effort to become Brazil's principal production house.
Filmfest D.C. has unveiled the slate for its 13th annual Intl. Film Festival, which caters to Washington's large diplomatic community with a heavy dose of foreign films that might not otherwise be…
Powerful House telecommunications subcommittee chairman Billy Tauzin, R-La., continued his industry honcho outreach program Monday during meetings with top Viacom execs including MTV's Tom Freston…
Pre-Oscar hype helped add $10 million to "Shakespeare in Love's" coffers overseas last weekend, while "Analyze This" had a jaunty foreign preem in Australia and "A Bug's Life" launched in Japan with…
The government of Switzerland has awarded European channel launcher SBS Broadcasting the country's first nationwide private commercial license.