On his way to Beijing to take part in massive festivities to mark China's 50th year of communist rule, Ted Turner took a swipe at rival media titan Rupert Murdoch as someone who "brown-nosed" and…
After an extended search, USA Films has tapped producer Donna Gigliotti ("Shakespeare in Love") prexy of production. Gigliotti will assume her new duties Oct. 18.
Although a recent poll found that three-fourths of kids (aged 10-17) described male television characters as violent, a panel of TV programming execs didn't see their shows that way.
Stanley Donen, who directed such classic musicals as "Singin' in the Rain," "Funny Face" and "Damn Yankees," has signed on to direct his first movie in 15 years, producer Saul Zaentz said Thursday.
The Variety Club charity and a host of industry companies will tee off in support of L.A.'s needy children at Monday's 28th Annual Variety Club Golf Classic at the Porter Valley Country Club in…
Producer Charles Gordon has locked up a $500 million revolving line of credit to finance feature film productions under his Daybreak Prods. banner.
Spanish helmer Pedro Almodovar's "All About My Mother" will see its Canuck preem as the opening-night selection at the 28th edition of the Montreal Intl. Festival of New Cinema and New Media.
Post production houses Pacific Title/Mirage Studios and Cinema Research Corp. Thursday called off their planned merger.
Building up its executive roster, CinemaNow.com, an online broadcasting arm of indie distrib Trimark Pictures, has named Bruce David Eisen exec VP.
NBC's "Law & Order" is laying down the Nielsen law on Wednesdays this fall, but with rookie skedmate "West Wing" losing one-fifth of its young-adult voters in its second try, the night's 18-49 race…