Sony Corp. announced a worldwide restructuring plan Monday that will see the closure of 15 electronics manufacturing facilities and a 10% cut in its 170,000-strong work force by March 2003.
In a so-so frame at the overseas box office, "Shakespeare in Love," "Payback," "You've Got Mail" and "The Thin Red Line" provided the lion's share of the action.
The U.S. Supreme Court refused Monday to dismiss filmmaker Oliver Stone from a lawsuit that alleges the Warner Bros. film "Natural Born Killers" inspired a couple to shoot a woman during a robbery.
Brazil's Globo has launched an international TV news service.
PBS is catching heat from the Christian Right over a documentary that focuses on the ways elementary schools are trying to prevent anti-gay prejudice.
Designer, art director and f/x compositor Anne White has joined recently launched graphic design boutique 3 Ring Circus as executive producer.
Traditionally, there's a moment when the annual Oscar nominees lunch transforms into something like an old-time temperance meeting. There's the preacher, the corrosive social ill and The Pledge to be…
Financially strapped Japanese major Shochiku plans to cut the number of films it produces and eliminate its distribution network for domestic films as part of a restructuring plan.
Jamie Luner ("Melrose Place"), Flex Alexander ("Homeboys in Outer Space") and Joe Flanigan ("Sisters") have been cast in the WB pilot "The Force."
Two L.A.-based companies, Sir Reel Films and Evil Twin Prods., are teaming up to document this month's Music Bridges Around the World cultural exchange in Cuba.
The government of Catalonia, Spain's largest autonomous region, has postponed the introduction of a decree that would have forced distributors to dub half their prints on wide releases into the local…