New Line Cinema is in final negotiations to buy author-chef Anthony Bordair's nonfiction book "Kitchen Confidential" for Art Linson and David Fincher's Indelible Pictures to produce.
Rolling out the big hitters for the May sweeps paid off handsomely for NBC and UPN. Boosted by the first of three guest perfs by Bruce Willis on "Friends," the Peacock has taken the early May lead.
Post house turned licensing company CineMedia has signed a long-term distribution deal with Buena Vista Intl.
Attorney Stephen L. Saltzman has joined the Los Angeles office of international law firm Akin, Gump, Strauss, Hauer & Feld, where he will be part of the firm's growing entertainment practice.
Charles Silvers has been named VP, Millennium Multi Media.com. He has previously held executive posts and consulted for Universal Pictures, Walt Disney Imagineering, Columbia Pictures, Paramount…
The nation's leading actors' unions, on the eve of launching their first strike since 1988, say they have signed "interim agreements" with more than a dozen employers under which union members will…
Universal outdid itself over the weekend. But that's not necessarily a good thing. Studio's submarine actioner "U-571" repeated as B.O. champ, slipping a respectable 37% to pocket $12.3 million…
The Toronto International Film Festival has shuffled some programmers and appointed several new members to the board of directors.
Fox is hoping to generate some ratings heat with a summer of Love and money -- and possibly two guys named Gary and Mike.
Barry Diller's USA Networks Inc. posted a slimmer than expected $18.9 million quarterly loss Thursday from a $1.3 million profit the year before, which included a hefty one-time gain on the sale of…
At a news conference at City Hall Thursday, New York mayor Rudolph Guiliani announced that he had been diagnosed with prostate cancer.