Steven Spielberg's next film as director will be a screen adaptation of Arthur Golden's novel "Memoirs of a Geisha" for Columbia Pictures and DreamWorks, the two studios announced Tuesday. Spielberg…
A trio of Arthur Miller productions will battle each other for the Drama Desk Awards in best play revival, acccording to nominations announced Monday. Broadway and Off Broadway shows are eligible for…
Pearson All American, the company that produces "Baywatch" and "The Price Is Right," has made three key appointments to its senior executive staff in the U.S. The appointments are effective…
Fox Broadcasting Co. has hired and promoted several executives in its research and marketing department. Serge Del Grosso has been named vice president of research and marketing, based in New York…
"Epic Proportions," a comedy once headed for Off Broadway, has hit several snags. Most significantly, it has lost Jerry Zaks, who'd initially agreed to helm the play, written by Larry Coen and…
A retro program dedicated to Russia's oldest film studio, St. Petersburg based Lenfilm (which marks its 80th anniversary this year), will showcase the city's annual Festival of Festivals, unspooling…
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.
Reed Elsevier has agreed to purchase Times Mirror Co.'s legal publishing holdings in a deal valued at $1.65 billion.
The impact of digital services on Europe could create a $55 billion subscription TV sector by 2006, nearly five times that of 1997's $12 billion in revenues. That's the conclusion of a just released…
Iwerks Entertainment has announced it has made a 3D sequel to its 2D TurboRide film "Dino Island," the company's most successful ride-simulation film.
Sony Wonder, the children's and family division of Sony Music, agreed to buy kids TV producer Sunbow Entertainment for roughly $10 million, according to sources close to the deal.