Another nonprofit resident theater is facing extinction. According to a fundraising letter sent to 7,000 members of the Portland community, the Portland Stage Co., now in its 25th season, will be…
About a dozen studio, network and Internet industry reps sat at a table in the Roosevelt Room in the White House Wednesday planning Monday's summit on youth violence.
Peter Loehr is a man with a mission: change the face of moviemaking in China before Hollywood arrives. "I reckon I've got a four- or five-year window," says Loehr, an antsy 31-year-old New Yorker who…
Rupert Murdoch's Fox Entertainment Group announced its plans to become the majority investor in the National Geographic Channel, a joint venture between NBC and National Geographic Television (Daily…
DirecTV announced Wednesday that it has decided to follow rival satcaster EchoStar's lead and offer a programming package that includes a handful of local channels.
Rapidly expanding specialized distributor Lions Gate Releasing has tapped former Universal homevid exec Susann Nicholson for the newly created post of director of ancillary sales.
A jury has awarded Priscilla Presley $1.74 million in compensatory and punitive damages against a group of film producers and publicists who used her name to promote a proposed film.
Galt Niederhoffer hasn't made any studio films yet, but she already may be the indie world's own Irving Thalberg.
Chaross Pictures, the insurance-backed film library formed by Peter Hoffman and Jay Firestone, has arranged North American distribution for seven of its pics via Lions Gate Films.
Former Polygram Music prexy Roger Ames is in advanced negotiations to become prexy of Warner Music Intl. The highly complicated deal also includes Warner adding Ames' London Records to its portfolio.
Emmy-winning thesp Juliet Mills has been cast in the new NBC sudser "Passions," which began production Wednesday with location shooting in Paris.