Twentieth Century Fox is close to a deal to pick up "The Stanford Prison Experiment," a long-gestating project that would continue Leonardo DiCaprio's relationship with the studio for which he's…
Barry Diller's USA Networks boosted its fourth-quarter net profit to $50 million from $3 million, the company said Thursday, due mainly to a $109 million onetime gain on the merger of Ticketmaster…
Harold Ramis has left the helm of the DreamWorks sci-fi comedy "Galaxy Quest." Ramis recently completed the Warner Bros. comedy "Analyze This," which opens March 5 and stars Robert De Niro and Billy…
Izzy Asper, one of Canada's most powerful media moguls, has launched a C$7 million ($4.6 million) libel suit against Alliance Communications founder Robert Lantos. The suit, which Asper's lawyer Mark…
The WB netlet is launching the midseason Spelling TV drama "Rescue 77" Monday March 15 in the 9 p.m. timeslot where "Hyperion Bay" now airs.
A half-dozen directors of commercials were nominated Thursday by the Directors Guild of America for awards as a result of their work in 1998.
Arista Records posted record sales of nearly $420 million for the calendar year 1998, making it the biggest sales year in the label's history and its sixth consecutive year of record revenues.
In order to truly appreciate a visual f/x film, it must be seen without all those unnecessary distractions -- like plot, story, character arc, etc. -- and viewed with the f/x all jumbled together in…
You didn't see him coming, but then, that's sort of the idea behind bringing "The Invisible Man" to Broadway. Producer and Off Broadway theater owner Alan Schuster is bringing in the Cleveland…
A funny thing's happening in the rush to new media: Old media's getting richer. A lot richer, to hear Mel Karmazin tell it. "We're seeing new advertisers come into all of radio," the CEO of CBS Corp…
The American Cinema Editors on Thursday joined the rush to nominate work on "Saving Private Ryan," "Shakespeare in Love," "Out of Sight," "The Horse Whisperer" and "The Thin Red Line."