Oscar-winning Italian director Bernardo Bertolucci, late British craftsman Carol Reed and the so-called TV generation of U.S. directors of the 1950s and '60s will be the subject of retrospectives at…
Scribes Jack Kenny and Brian Hargrove, whose new Fox laffer "Titus" bows tonight, have inked a new multiyear overall deal with 20th Century Fox Television.
The WB has picked up "The Steve Harvey Show" for a full fifth season next fall, the weblet announced Friday.
Sunday, DreamWorks will go head-to-head with Miramax. No, not at the Oscar ceremony -- we're talking parties. So far, those are the only two film companies planning major Oscar-night fetes, pinning…
Katsuji Ebisawa, chairman of Japan pubcaster NHK, asked Parliament to change current laws to allow the broadcaster to start a data transmission service on a satellite that takes to the air this…
Europe's cashed-up media players are caught up in a consolidation craze of their own. A week after powerful cable operator UPC gobbled up pan-Euro station group SBS, Spain's Telefonica has leapt…
With strong gains in most areas, writer residuals rose 22% last year to $178 million, the Writers Guild of America has reported.
Seventeen-year-old "Piano" prodigy Anna Paquin has joined Sean Connery and F. Murray Abraham in Gus Van Sant's "Finding Forrester" for Columbia Pictures.
The venerable Shaw Brothers studio has agreed to sell its film library for HK$600 million ($77 million) to a Malaysian company that aims to become a major Asian media player.
Now that they've conquered the longform world, Storyline Entertainment toppers Craig Zadan and Neil Meron are preparing to tackle series television.
Mel Gibson has joined the crew of Oscar presenters. Named best director for 1995’s “Braveheart,” Gibson will next star in this summer’s “The Patriot.” The 72nd annual Acad kudocast will be broadcast…
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