"Star Wars: Episode I -- The Phantom Menace" became on Saturday one of only two films ever to gross more than $400 million in its initial domestic release. "Titanic" is the other titan.
Ian McKellen, flooded with honors for his work in last year's "Gods and Monsters," will play Gandalf in New Line Cinema's trilogy "The Lord of the Rings."
Deborah Joy LeVine has inked an exclusive one-year TV deal with Viacom Prods., though no projects have been slated.
The New Line specialty arm has made a preemptive mid- to high-six figure bid for all North American rights to "The Filth and the Fury," Julien Temple's documentary about the punk band the Sex Pistols.
Hot on the heels of a major deal with Microsoft to bring Interactive TV to Canada, Rogers Communications and Rogers Cantel Mobile Communications have beaten analysts' expectations with their…
An incensed Fox News has accused Paramount Television's "Entertainment Tonight" of stealing exclusive footage of John F. Kennedy Jr. vacationing in Hyannisport, Mass., and running it without…
After singing the praises of "The Sopranos" for most of the past year, TV journos made it official Friday, lavishing the HBO mob drama with a record four Television Critics Assn. awards.
Demi Moore has inked an overall production deal for her Moving Pictures banner at Miramax Films.
CBS topper Leslie Moonves, while defending the Eye's record on racial diversity in casting, is actively working to arrange a meeting with NAACP prexy Kweisi Mfume to discuss the once-again red-hot…
Michael Warren will reunite with Steven Bochco, for whom he starred on “Hill Street Blues,” on the writer-producer’s new series “City of Angels” for CBS. Warren will play a hospital administrator in…
Retailers that filed a pair of antitrust lawsuits against Blockbuster last week should be careful what they wish for: If they win the lawsuit, they could be forced to buy copies of every homevideo…