Robyn Astaire, Fred Astaire's widow, blitzed members of the California Assembly Judiciary Committee last week in an effort to dispel what she said were "blatantly bogus" claims made by opponents of a…
Anna Paquin, the Oscar-winning star of "The Piano," has joined the cast of Fox's "X-Men," the Bryan Singer-directed adaptation of the bestselling Marvel Comics franchise.
A new generation of "Star Wars" goods will hit Japanese store shelves on Saturday, and toymaker Tomy said it expects to rack up about 3 billion yen ($25 million) in sales from the "Phantom Menace"…
Stock in German licensing company Intertainment soared 20% Friday on the back of a key distribution pact signed with Warner Bros.
James Caan will be given the Hollywood Film Festival's achievement in acting award on Aug. 9.
On the heels of a big-bucks contract renewal extended to "The Sopranos" creator/exec producer David Chase, HBO and Brillstein-Grey Entertainment have given star James Gandolfini a sizable raise to…
Discovery Communications will promote Dawn McCall to prexy of Discovery Intl. from her current post as senior VP of Discovery Networks Latin America-Iberia.
"The Rose Seller," Victor Gaviria's pic about Colombian street kids, will open this year's Munich Filmfest June 26. Fest is set to showcase more than 100 films before the final curtain falls July 3.
Rupert Murdoch's News Corp. agreed Thursday to buy the Hearst Book Group, consisting of Avon Books and William Morrow & Co., in the buy-or-die philosophy that's redefining publishing.
The National Labor Relations Board has approved Screen Cartoonists Local 839's bid to represent employees at DIC Entertainment, which produced "Heathcliff" and "Sabrina, the Teenage Witch."
With just two weeks to put on its finishing touches, the Karlovy Vary Film Festival has locked up its schedule of films.