Execs and creative talent were reeling at the news of the killing of Phil Hartman, who was shot Thursday while he was sleeping at his Encino home in what police are calling a murder-suicide…
As publishers and producers exited their East and West coast offices Thursday and headed off to the heartland for Chicago's BookExpo America, their go betweens -- agents and scouts -- were kibbitzing…
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NTV, a leading Russian indie channel, went public Wednesday with details of a $2 million ransom that it paid for its three correspondents taken hostage in Chechnya last year.
Frank Langella has joined Johnny Depp and Lena Olin in Artisan Entertainment's "The Ninth Gate." The Roman Polanski-helmed thriller begins shooting in Paris on June 8.
After a firestorm of protest erupted in the theater community following the cancellation of plans to produce Terrence McNally's new play "Corpus Christi," the Manhattan Theater Club has reversed its…
EU culture ministers have backed plans to set up a European film awards designed to rival Hollywood's Academy Awards.
Formed two years ago by producer Robert Greenhut and investment banker Jon Ein, Foundry Film Partners has quietly carved out a profitable niche for itself in the "gap" finance market, where banks and…
After failing to mint any B.O. gold from its trio of Tony nominations, "Golden Child" will close Sunday at the Longacre Theater.
Geraldine Laybourne, president of Disney/ABC Cable Networks, will leave her post to form a media company, with ABC Inc. as its first investor.
MGM has upped Doug Gleason to the post of senior vice president of worldwide sales and marketing for the consumer products division.