In anticipation of the release of George Lucas' "Star Wars: Episode I -- The Phantom Menace" next May, Canadian theater chain Famous Players has ordered over 700 units of Dolby's new Surround EX…
"Classic," the latest pic by Russian helmer Georgy Shengeliya, went to an unusual location for its world premiere: Rather than Moscow, the thriller opened before a diaspora star audience that…
Pacific Theatres president Jerome Forman, one of the original architects of the annual ShoWest exhibitors convention, will be honored with a special ShoWest Silver Jubilee Award.
The major networks have won the support of powerful Senate Commerce Committee chairman John McCain (R-Az.), who publicly declared Monday that current national ownership caps are "arbitrary" and…
Rainbow Media on Monday took a major stride toward clearing its new MSG Metro channels throughout the New York City market by signing an affiliate deal with Time Warner's New York cable systems.
Twentieth Century Fox TV has inked an exclusive, seven-figure overall deal with Vince Gilligan, co-executive producer of "The X-Files" and screenwriter of the feature film "Home Fries."
The Association of American Publishers has tapped celebs Rosie O'Donnell and Whoopi Goldberg to star in a new "Get Caught Reading Month" advertising and promotion campaign.
An exuberant Roberto Benigni took home acting and directing nods for "Life Is Beautiful" at the European Film Awards Friday in London.
Rap recording producer Sean "Puffy" Combs, the founder and CEO of Bad Boy Entertainment, is adding to his notoriety by becoming co-publisher of Notorious, a bimontly lifestyle magazine that will be…
Longtime E! program chief Fran Shea will replace Lee Masters as president of the network, the cabler is expected to announce today.