Years of bad blood between Francis Ford Coppola and Warner Bros. will come to a head this week as the trial gets under way over his ill-fated film version of "Pinocchio."
Steve Garbarino, a former editor at the New York Post, has been named editor in chief of Los Angeles-based Detour magazine.
The board of directors of Fireworks Entertainment have recommended that shareholders tender their shares to CanWest Global's bid of 10 days ago.
"Encino Man" producer George Zaloom is attached to make his directorial debut on "Last Leg," based on "Tonight Show" writer Dave Hanson's unpublished novel of the same name.
Daniel Wheatcroft, president and CEO of the National Assn. of Theatre Owners of California/Nevada and ShoWest, resigned his position abruptly May 29.
German television group ProSieben Media AG announced first-quarter results Friday, with pre-tax profits for the first quarter up by 20% on last year to 100 million marks ($56.8 million).
ABC News chairman Roone Arledge said Friday that he's handing over the day-to-day management of the division he's run since 1977 to David Westin, who was named ABC News president in March 1997.
Cable operators are strapping on their battle armor, preparing to try to beat back the robust increases Ted Turner is asking them to pony up for another five years of TNT.
The advertising sales upfront for non-primetime dayparts began Thursday and, with the exception of NBC's "Today," media buyers characterized the marketplace as soft.
As publishers and producers exited their East and West coast offices last week and headed off to the heartland for Chicago's BookExpo America, their go betweens -- agents and scouts -- were…
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Lucy1Daily:$3.2M Cumulative:$61.3M Universal Pictures -13.60%
Hercules2Daily:$2.1M Cumulative:$41.6M Paramount Pictures -19.10%
Dawn of The Planet of The Apes
Dawn of The Planet of The Apes3Daily:$1.6M Cumulative:$180.6M Fox -12.84%