Time Warner topper Gerald Levin renewed his call for complete deregulation of the media in an address to showbizzers Tuesday, in which he also blasted the "moral arrogance" of solons who blame the…
A broad spread of international cinema, headlined by some cutting-edge fare and a sprinkling of fest faves, marks this year's Directors Fortnight lineup, the last of the sections to reveal its slate…
Beating out a string of box office hits and big-budget productions from industry heavyweights, director Giuseppe Piccioni's intimate story of a novice nun who finds an abandoned baby, "Not of This…
As Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer reported sharply higher losses of $280 million for the first quarter Tuesday, newly appointed chairman/CEO Alex Yemenidjian confirmed for the first time that MGM was holding…
Acting vet Tim Curry, Balthazar Getty ("Lost Highway"), Olivia Williams ("Rushmore"), Stacey Edwards ("In the Company of Men") and Daniel London ("Patch Adams") have just wrapped shooting on Half…
The Williamstown Theater Festival is lining up a fair share of Hollywood thesps for its summer slate, with a deal inked for Eric Stoltz and one imminent for "Friends" star David Schwimmer.
Worldwide music sales hit $38.7 billion in 1998, according to new figures from the global music industry rep IFPI, up a respectable 3%.
Sen. Commerce Committee Chairman John McCain, R-Ariz., has signed on to a proposal to hold an emergency White House summit to include the firearms and entertainment industries.
Sony Pictures has struck a deal with "Blade" scribe David Goyer for a feature adaptation of the Harlan Ellison sci-fi novel "Phoenix Without Ashes."
At a board meeting Tuesday night, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences voted to table a motion to rescind its January decision to combine the categories of documentary feature and docushort.
TV producers Steven Bochco ("NYPD Blue"), David E. Kelley ("Ally McBeal," "The Practice") and Ed Zwick ("thirtysomething") will be headlining "The Television Author: Shaping Character and…