"L.A. Confidential" and its director Curtis Hanson were named favorites of the New York Film Critics Circle, adding to their momentum in the Oscar derby.
The people who bring you "Saturday Night Live" and "Late Night With Conan O'Brien are jumping head-first into the book biz.
While it's not officially on the auction block, sources around Barrandov say the Czech film studio could be sold by the end of the year.
Gilbert Cates will produce the Academy Awards show for a record-tying eighth time, it was announced Thursday by the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts & Sciences.
The Hollywood Women's Press Club is readying its 57th annual Golden Apple Star awards luncheon to honor outstanding actors for professional and humanitarian achievement at a ceremony at 12:30 p.m…
Fox Broadcasting Co. in January is planning to relaunch the summer reality series "Beyond Belief: Fact or Fiction" Fridays at 8 p.m. leading into "Millennium."
Annabeth Gish has joined the cast of Beyond Films' punk rock feature, "S.L.C. Punk!"
Dick Emery is ankling as chief exec of BBC Worldwide, the pubcaster's commercial arm, to become chief exec of U.K. TV, the BBC's pay TV joint venture with Flextech.
The ninth annual Nortel Palm Springs Intl. Festival announced its 1998 lineup of 105 films Thursday. Executive director Craig Prater said the program --- running from Jan. 8-19 --- includes 41 U.S…
Michael Douglas, who recently parted producing ways with Steve Reuther, has inked his own first-look, three-year production deal at Universal Pictures, the studio confirmed Thursday.
Mark Urman has ankled his job as senior vice president of international at PR firm Dennis Davidson Associates to join indie film distributor and producer Cinepix Film Properties in the new post of…