Best Buy Inc. announced Thursday that it will begin selling DVDs through its online store, though it will offer far fewer titles than online retailing leaders Amazon.com or Reel.com.
Veteran talent manager Eli Selden has left Industry Entertainment to become the latest addition to Michael Ovitz's budding, but still officially unannounced, management and production company.
Czech independent film distribution will get a boost when Sunfilm enters the market early next year. The Czech company already has a slate of 18 films lined up for 1999, with more titles expected to…
The race for Broadway's Helen Hayes Theater is over: the winner, "Band in Berlin," a new musical about the Comedian Harmonists, a group of five vocalists and a pianist in 1920s Weimar Germany who…
Veteran business affairs exec Wilton Haff has been upped to the new position of senior veep of business affairs for Warner Bros. Television.
Esther Rolle, who played feisty maid Florida Evans in the hit 1970s sitcom “Maude” and its spinoff series “Good Times,” died Tuesday at Brotman Memorial Hospital in Culver City. Rolle was suffering…
Prolific indie Stone Stanley Prods. has inked an exclusive production pact with veteran showrunner David Sittenfeld.
Sandra Goldbacher ("The Governess") will direct "The Devil's Chimney," based on Anne Landsman's novel of the same name, for Gotham-based Arena Pictures and African Media Entertainment.
With contracts yet to be signed, it looks likely that Natasha Richardson will return to Broadway in March in Patrick Marber's "Closer,'' playing the role of the photographer, Anna, which earned…
Broadcasters and cablers must conduct a good-faith effort to recruit minority employees, but will not be required to hire them under a new rule proposed by the Federal Communications Commission.
The neon lights of the Las Vegas Strip will greet Hollywood's stars for a second time when the CineVegas Film Festival unspools Dec. 10-13 at Bally's hotel and casino.