Twentieth Century Fox's "The Beach" -- starring Leonardo DiCaprio in his first big picture since that one about the boat -- is about to get launched into rough seas.
Italy's pubcaster RAI has sold a stake in one of its TV units to a private company, paving the way for further privatization of the state-owned media group.
Keanu Reeves is set to play the starring role in "The Ottoman Empire," the Columbia Pictures comedy written and to be directed this summer by Andrew Bergman, whose Jacqueline Susann/Irving Mansfield…
After flirting with the networks and syndication, Alliance Atlantis has decided to bring the much-hyped Mel Gibson/Jet Li-produced pilot "Invincible" to Superstation TBS.
Lakeshore Intl. has acquired distribution rights to two upcoming features, Immi Pictures' "Delivering Milo" and Robert Greenwald Prods.' "Steal This Movie." Both will screen at AFM, which will be…
Steven Klappholz has been tapped exec director of development, a newly created post, at the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Foundation.
Sony Pictures Entertainment's Columbia Pictures is in final talks with Richard Eyre to helm and co-write "Elegy for Iris," an adaptation of the John Bayley memoir about his marriage to novelist and…
The French music industry has recorded its worst results in 15 years, with album sales dropping 5% to 114.7 million units in 1999.
Sony Music Entertainment chairman/CEO Thomas Mottola has named his first No. 2, promoting Mel Ilberman to vice chair at SME. A 12-year Sony veteran, Ilberman most recently held the chair at Sony…
For the first time in its 72-year history, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences will serve up a limited number of official Oscar posters to the public. The Acad also will sell future awards…
John Foster has been tapped prexy of film and TV distrib Odyssey Pictures, replacing Pierre Koshakji who will step down from the post at the end of February.
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