Robert De Niro and Edward Burns are near a deal to star in the New Line Cinema thriller "15 Minutes." Pic, written and directed by "2 Days in the Valley" helmer John Herzfeld, is skedded for a late…
The Berlin Intl. Film Fest announced Thursday that the film buff pleaser "Porgy and Bess" will close this year's fest.
U.K. cinema admissions fell by 2.7% to 135.2 million in 1998.
JP Morgan's media investment banking co-head, James Rutherfurd, has ankled the bluechip firm to join Veronis Suhler & Associates.
Echoing the synergy between television and print media that helped make Tom Brokaw's book "The Greatest Generation" a national bestseller, Jay Leno was named a contributing editor of Hearst's men's…
MTV, USA Network and cyber-sex queen Danni Ashe are planning such halftime diversions to Sunday's Super Bowl XXXIII as, respectively, "Celebrity Deathmatch Deathbowl '99," "WWF Halftime Heat" and…
Adam Sandler, who starred in the recent box office hits "The Wedding Singer" and the "Waterboy," will be honored as Comedy Star of the Year at ShoWest '99.
Barry Cox, a former director of the ITV Association, has been appointed deputy chairman of Channel 4. Robin Miller, chairman of magazine publisher EMAP, has also been appointed to the Channel 4 board.
The UCLA Film and Television Archive will screen another installment of its Contemporary Documentary Series Feb. 9 at the school's James Bridges Theatre.
FROM NATPEIndia is poised to open up big time to foreign media investment -- and a number of U.S. players are likely to profit from the change.