Exhibs overseas are paying a hefty price for a lackluster first-quarter domestic B.O. -- "Titanic" honorably excepted -- as a dismal parade of U.S. films winds its way around the world.
Viacom chairman and CEO Sumner Redstone was honored Thursday night with the Humanitarian of the Year Award by the National Conference of Christians & Jews at its 34th anniversary dinner at the…
Kate Winslet followed up her role in "Titanic" by playing a cameo role in a micro-budget Brit pic titled "Plunge," without the knowledge of her agent.
The CBS Friday vidpic "Dallas: War of the Ewings" has come up dry, pumping out a mere 7.8 rating, 14 share in homes and a 4.3/12 in adults 25-54, according to preliminary nationals from Nielsen Media…
Polygram Filmed Entertainment has agreed to finance "Mad About Mambo," an Irish romantic comedy from Phoenix Pictures, in return for worldwide rights.
Los Angeles-based Aurora Prods. and Memphis' the Cinema Group have teamed up to option the script "422 1/2 South Main," from former journalist and documentarian Charles Raiteri.
N2K, a leading provider of online music sales, has pacted with Ticketmaster to market its products to Ticketmaster Online customers, tapping the ticketer's extensive customer database.
"Titanic" made cinematic history Saturday, surging to a $1 billion gross outside North America, setting a new benchmark for other blockbusters and almost certainly ensuring that distrib 20th Century…
Director and producer Robert E. Wise, who notched up five Oscars and numerous other awards in a long and fruitful career, can claim one more distinction -- a library named after him.
Newcomers Charlotte Lopez and Elijah Craig have joined the cast of United Artists' "Carrie II," the sequel to the 1976 Brian De Palma shocker.
ABC has renewed Touchstone TV's TGIF sitcom "Boy Meets World" for next season, network sources said Friday.