John Malone's Encore pay TV network, which is trying to transform itself from a minipay to a full-fledged premium channel, has commissioned an hourlong biodocu from Universal TV, "Dial 'H' for…
The MGM Grand Hotel/Casino in Las Vegas has settled on a rep to find a name for its arena.
The U.K. government has called for a harmonization of threatrical release dates for blockbuster movies to help combat video piracy.
A pair of casting moves fills the roles and costumes equally well, as 20th Century Fox is close to a deal with Halle Berry to star as Storm and has inked Rebecca Romijn-Stamos to take on Mystique in…
The syndie strip "Access Hollywood" is getting a summer facelift, adding Shaun Robinson as a weekend co-host and tapping Chris Fahey as the show's Gotham bureau chief.
Broadband services may be the future of the Internet -- they are expected to reach a critical mass of 20 million subscribers by 2002 -- but exactly what kind of content will appear on the high-speed…
British film producer John Woolf, who brought "The African Queen" and "Oliver!" to the silver screen, died Monday in his London home of unreported causes. He was 86.
New Line on Wednesday began a series of auctions, selling off memorabilia from several of its pics -- "Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me," "Rush Hour," "Boogie Nights," "Spawn," "Blade," "The…
Kerry Packer's Consolidated Press Holdings took full control of Hoyts Cinemas Monday, delivering to Packer all but a few shares in the exhib.
The last of the "big four" British musicals of the 1980s will be the first to close: Cameron Mackintosh's production of "Miss Saigon" will call it quits Oct. 30 at the Theater Royal, Drury Lane…