World Brief: Latin America
George Wendt has been cast in "Outside Providence," opposite Alec Baldwin and Shawn Hatosy. Newcomer Amy Smart also is close to a deal to join the Michael Corrente-helmed coming-of-age pic, which…
Telewest, the U.K.'s second-biggest cable operator, has dropped carriage of the History Channel U.K., at the same time sealing long-term deals with CNN Intl., TNT Classic Movies and Cartoon Network.
Director John Dahl has shuffled his dance card at Miramax. A plan to direct Michael Keaton in the film "Blackout" has been postponed, and instead Dahl will direct Matt Damon in "Rounders," a film to…
Charles Grodin has inked a deal with CNBC to continue as host of his nightly "Charles Grodin" hourlong talkshow for a fourth season.
Jane Clarke, acting director of the British Film Institute, has been named chief exec of the British Academy of Film & TV Arts, replacing Harry Manley in January.
World Brief: India
Filmmakers from Columbia University's graduate film division, which has been steadily gaining recognition as a training ground for independent auteurs, will screen nine short films in a one-night…
Investors snapped up stock Tuesday in HSN Inc. and Universal Studios' parent Seagram Co. Ltd., driving up HSN's price to its highest point in at least five years, as Wall Street continued to applaud…
A one-time charge for early repayment of bonds caused Granite Broadcasting Corp.'s bottom line loss to more than double to $7.4 million in the third quarter, although operational earnings improved…
The Halloween movie season gets underway with a screening of a rare new 35mm print of Alfred Hitchcock's "Psycho" that highlights the Orpheum Theatre's third annual "Spook-a-thon '97" horror film…