Santa Monica-based indie distributor Strand Releasing has picked up the U.S. rights to "Office Killer," the directorial debut of photographer Cindy Sherman that was originally scheduled for release…
President Clinton announced Friday the launch of the White House Millennium Project, a two-year effort at showcasing America's history in science, scholarship and culture.
In the latest sign that merger activity in the exhibition industry is heating up, United Artists Theatre Group is expected to announce as early as today that it is reviewing its "strategic…
Cinemania, one of the premier film-related sites on the World Wide Web and one of Microsoft Corp.'s most successful ventures into CD-ROM/Internet hybrid publishing, is being "disappeared" this week…
The Shrine Auditorium will be the home of the 1998 Oscars, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences officially announced on Thursday, confirming earlier reports (Daily Variety, July 2).
Australian federal treasurer Peter Costello on Thursday approved U.K.-based Cable & Wireless' acquisition of Atlanta-based BellSouth's 24.5% stake in Optus Communications, an Oz telephony and feevee…
Will the upcoming season of "Home Improvement" be the last? Series star Tim Allen, sources say, is still "wrestling" with the decision of whether to sign on for an eighth year of the hit ABC sitcom…
Taking significant stock in the adage that two heads are better than one, DreamWorks' principal troika has named veteran foreign sales exec Jonathan Chissick as co-head of DreamWorks Intl…
At its weekly Wednesday meeting here, the Malaysian Cabinet finally approved the application by one of the country's private terrestrial stations, TV3, to transmit around the clock.
"Eye on L.A.," the longrunning nightly KABC magazine series that stopped production at the end of 1990, is returning to the Disney-owned station with an edition that initially will run only on Sunday…
The daytime CBS drama "The Young and the Restless" has reached another milestone in its amazing run atop the nation's daytime household ratings.