Producing/songwriting duo the Dust Brothers have inked a multiyear, major seven-figure publishing pact with MCA Music Publishing.
Universal Pictures has outbid the field for rookie scribe Geoff Rodkey's sports comedy spec script "Dave the Ox," with a mid-six-figure buy, sources said Monday.
The emotional experience of playing a slave in her upcoming feature "Beloved" helped convince Oprah Winfrey, arguably the highest-paid person in TV, to keep her day job for another two seasons.
In a frantically busy weekend frame overseas, "Men in Black" notched stupendous preems in Germany, Austria and Australia, "The Lost World: Jurassic Park's" cume topped $300 million, and "Face/Off"…
"Candle in the Wind 1997," Elton John's tribute to Diana, Princess of Wales, has become the fastest-selling single of all time in the U.K., selling 600,000 copies --- all that were available --- in…
Women in Film handed out the org's annual Lucy Awards at a Beverly Hills Hotel luncheon Saturday.
Atlantis Releasing has bumped Marnie Sanderson to senior VP. Stepping up from her VP-G.M. slot, Sanderson will continue to be based in Toronto. She joined the Atlantis Communications subsid in 1989…
After "Frasier" earned the comedy-series Emmy for the fourth year running, NBC's backstage officials immediately exclaimed that it was the first show in Emmy history to be so honored in four…
Westinghouse Electric Corp. is selling Thermo King, the crown jewel of its industrial businesses.
A new 100 channel digital platform will be launched from Luxembourg next May, offering video on demand, and for the first time, digital set-top boxes for free to cable subscribers in Europe.