Paramount has purchased the rights to "My Father, the Spy" an article by John H. Richardson that appeared in the March issue of Esquire. Paul Attanasio, screenwriter of "Donnie Brasco" and "Quiz…
Art curator and cultural theorist Bruce W. Ferguson has been appointed dean of the Columbia U. graduate school of the arts, effective Aug. 1. The announcement was made by Columbia prexy George Rupp.
Nancy Meyers is near a deal to direct the romantic comedy "What Women Want" for Paramount Pictures.
High prices and low consumer awareness may be dimming the future of digital television, according to a new study released Monday by tech analyst outfit Forrester Research Inc.
"Star Wars" muscled past "The Lost World: Jurassic Park" to seize the all-time opening record in Japan last weekend, while "Tarzan" charmed Argentina (in second place there behind rookie "Phantom…
Disney has taken its first major step to cash in on Wall Street's 'Net-friendly stance, announcing that it will pool its Internet holdings to form a publicly traded company called Go.com.
Canuck film and TV company Lions Gate Entertainment Corp. has warned investors and analysts that it expects its losses this year to be much bigger than previously predicted. Largely due to certain…
Network and studio brass were put on the defensive Monday after NAACP national prexy Kweisi Mfume condemned the TV biz for serving up a fall primetime sked that offers "a virtual whitewash in…
The RAI convention center here will see 26 programs, including two American and a heavy slate of U.K. entries, vying for honors at the fifth edition of the Intl. Widescreen Festival -- Le Nombre D'Or…
Christina Ricci is in final talks to star in "The Man Who Cried," a Working Title film written by Sally Potter, who will also direct.
In an attempt to protect film security over the Internet, Deluxe Film Laboratories has pacted with AudioTrack Secure Watermark to develop piracy-fighting technology for major studio releases.