Mackenzie Astin, last seen swooning in "In Love and War," has inked to do the hustle with Kate Beckinsale in Whit Stillman's "Last Days of Disco" for Castle Rock Entertainment, sources said Monday.
City of Hope has named Kenneth (Babyface) Edmonds and Antonio (L.A.) Reid of LaFace Records as this year’s Spirit of Life award honorees. L.A. Fete on Oct. 29 will help establish a research…
It will be announced today that Court TV is joining forces with Tele-Communications Inc., MediaOne, Cablevision Systems Corp., Time Warner Cable and Marcus Cable on a broad-based public service…
In the equivalent of a custody dispute erupting 20 years after a divorce, the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences has made an issue of the fact that its estranged counterpart --- the…
Don Cheadle has been signed to a co-starring role in the Steven Soderbergh-directed adaptation of the Elmore Leonard novel "Out of Sight."
Viacom is cloning its paycable networks Showtime, the Movie Channel, Flix and Sundance Channel at almost manic speed, adding eight new multiplex "screens" in the next year to push the total up to 20.
Spain's second digital platform, Via Digital, has signed up Michael J. Solomon, former prexy of Warner Bros. Intl. Television, to acquire and package big U.S. feature films for its upcoming movie…
Cinemark USA Inc. reported a healthy jump in both revenue and profit for the second quarter, largely due to its expansion program, the company said Monday.
A new German source of indie film funding is opening up for mainstream, studio-distribbed pics through a deal between Bertelsmann-affiliated CLT-UFA Intl. and Allied Pacific, the distrib arm of…
After getting critical brickbats over a lack of minority actors in the CBS Steven Bochco drama "Brooklyn South," the producers have added Richard T. Jones to the cast, sources said. He'll play…
Marjorie Scardino, chief exec of Pearson, has flatly denied reports of a serious rift between herself and Greg Dyke, the chief exec of Pearson TV.