Thesp Taye Diggs, best known for his starring role as Benny the landlord in the Broadway production of "Rent," is set for a three-stage entry onto the bigscreen with roles in three upcoming films…
Twentieth Century Fox has acquired acclaimed comic scribe Alan Moore's Victorian fantasy-thriller, "The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen" for producers Don Murphy and Jane Hamsher.
Actress Jeanette Nolan, who had a 70-year career in radio, stage, television and film, died Friday, June 5, at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center following a stroke. She was 86.
Cable is on track to reach $2.8 billion in sales in the ad upfront, $600,000 more than last year's $2.2 billion, cable network ad sales execs said.
Lloyd Scott has been named veepee of programming for Universal Studios Networks, which manages U's growing roster of international networks.
Pubcasters meeting in Miami Monday gave a warm reception to a proposal by Rep. Billy Tauzin (R-La.) to greatly increase the annual subsidy for noncommercial programming.
Leo Buscaglia, the professor, author and lecturer on the topic of love whose motivational speeches frequently appeared on PBS during fund drives, died Friday of a heart attack at his home in Lake…
Sony's box office hit "Men in Black" came out on top with three wins at the 24th Annual Saturn Awards presented by the Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films.
Tim Duncan is stepping down as executive director of the Advertiser Syndicated Television Assn. as of July 1. The industry org is expected to name a replacement within the next few weeks.
Avid Technology, maker of computer-based video, film, and audio editing and compositing tools, on Monday agreed to a $285 million acquisition of Softimage.
Domestic Film DAILY
PROVIDED BY: Box Office
Non-Stop1Daily:$1.7M Cumulative:$35.1M Universal Pictures -34.92%
Son of God
Son of God2Daily:$1.3M Cumulative:$30.1M Fox -29.51%
The LEGO Movie
The LEGO Movie3Daily:$974,415 Cumulative:$212.9M Warner Brothers -37.02%