Broadway got a big boost from Jerry Seinfeld last week, as the comedian's five-day, 10-performance solo stint brought in a whopping $774,654, turning what would have been a down week into a winner.
The head of Russia's oldest studio, St. Petersburg-based Lenfilm, said its production had stopped entirely because of financing shortfalls, and the studio is threatened with closure.
HarperCollins Publishers has tapped Cathy D. Hemming for the new post of executive vice president and publisher of HarperCollins Trade Group.
Domestic Film DAILY
PROVIDED BY: Box Office
The Equalizer1Daily:$8.2M Cumulative:$34.1M Sony / Columbia -39.59%
The Boxtrolls2Daily:$4.9M Cumulative:$17.3M Focus -34.47%
The Maze Runner
The Maze Runner3Daily:$4.3M Cumulative:$58.0M Fox -46.49%
The Justice Dept. Monday approved Jacor's $620 million acquisition of Nationwide Communications, but only after an agreement was reached to spin off stations in San Diego, Cleveland and Columbus…
Annette Bening's decision to star in Ibsen's "Hedda Gabler" at the Geffen Playhouse adds a fifth play to the 1998-99 season and changes the opening dates of several of the other shows.
Canadian-based film and TV producer Telescene has optioned the feature film rights to Roy Johansen's upcoming debut novel, "The Answer Man," as well as the screenplay he originally wrote more than 11…
Ever-expanding New York-based SFX Entertainment Inc. has taken another giant step into the legit theater arena with the acquisition through its subsidiary Pace Theatrical Group of Jon B. Platt's…
Buoyed by the record-breaking success of "Titanic," film distribution revenue in Japan was up by 23.3% for the first half of 1998, compared with year-ago results, a Japanese financial daily has…
While the publicists at Conde Nast are making news, those at Hearst remain content to get it out. Such was the case Monday with the jump of Cosmopolitan's Bonnie Fuller to Glamour.
The United Artists Theatre Group saw its net loss double to $30.9 million in the second quarter, despite operating improvements and a capital restructuring.