After a month of negotiations, Brian De Palma has finally inked his deal to helm "Mission to Mars" for Hollywood Pictures.
Fox Searchlight Pictures has upped creative exec Matt Gannon to the rank of director of production, effectively immediately.
The scribes of "Shakespeare in Love" and "Out of Sight" carried away the top honors in motion picture screenwriting Saturday from the Writers Guild of America.
A member of IATSE's Sound Technicians Local 695 has asked Secretary of Labor Alexis Herman to investigate a recent union election that he says was "tainted" by corruption.
RCTI, the leading Indonesian network, is laying off 20% to 30% of its personnel in March as it battles to survive the monetary crisis that has been raging since July 1997.
Capping an 18-year career leading the recording industry's battle against music piracy, Steven D'Onofrio, exec veep and director of anti-piracy for the Recording Industry Assn. of America, will…
MPCA co-founder Brad Krevoy has teamed with exhibition veterans Ron Leslie and Peter Fornstam and real estate attorney Richard Lawrence to form Resort Theaters of America, a cinema circuit that will…
Turner Broadcasting has landed the first broadcast window to its sister company New Line's "Blast From the Past," which premiered in theaters last weekend to a respectable $9.16 million.
In another example of broadcasters seeking out new revenue streams, CBS has teamed up with NARAS to sell copies of the latter's "1999 Grammy Nominees" album via direct response TV spots.
The networks have reached the halfway point of the February sweeps with NBC still controlling the adults 18-49 race, leading by a full rating point, but CBS continues to hang within striking distance…
Anne Heche will present the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences' scientific and technical achievement awards.