Like his "Waterboy" character, who transforms from a wimp into a football phenom, box office lightweight-turned-superstar Adam Sandler has inked a two-picture deal with New Line Cinema that will give…
Four-time Oscar-winning director Robert Wise, whose credits include "West Side Story," "The Sound of Music" and "Star Trek: The Motion Picture," will be honored by the Society of Motion Picture…
Sony Pictures has picked up the theatrical rights to the man-and-his-monster project, "Practical Demonkeeping," and have hired "Idle Hands" scribes Terri Hughes and Ron Milbauer to pen the screenplay.
Diversifying from drama to children's programs, gameshows and docus helped Australia's Southern Star Group boost net profits by 21% to $A4.9 million ($3.1 million) on 13% higher operating revenues of…
The FCC issued a report Tuesday declaring that the three major webs are doing a good job when it comes to meeting the agency's mandate to air at least three hours of educational kidvid each week.
Chita Rivera recalled a phone call from John Kander and Fred Ebb when they previewed a new song for her. "Tell me that's not the greatest tribute!" the two-time Tony award winner boasted, "and…
Marking another blow to its online retailing rivals, Amazon.com announced an agreement Tuesday to serve as the sole merchant of music and videos for Microsoft's MSN.com and Shopping Channel Websites.
Cablevision Systems' negotiations to buy a majority stake in the New York Yankees from principal owner George Steinbrenner broke down Tuesday night.
The Film Society of Lincoln Center pulled an unauthorized screen adaptation of J.D. Salinger's "Franny and Zooey" from its three-week Iranian film festival, which began Nov. 20.
White Mountain Films is teaming with Nova to produce a PBS documentary and a large-format film based on the 1914-15 Antarctic expedition led by Ernest Shackleton, which left the British explorer and…