James Gandolfini is in final negotiations to join the cast of Steve Zaillian's "A Civil Action," for Touchstone Pictures.
Universal Concerts has purchased Denver-based Fey Concerts, the region's top concert promotion firm. The pact further enhances Universal's profile in the important touring market and culminates a…
Gayle Thomas' "The Beauty of the Common Tool" took the top film prize at the third annual Palm Springs Intl. Short Film Festival, the biggest short film fest in North America and one of the few fests…
The Aug. 4 edition of the A&E series "Biography," profiling Sylvester Stallone, landed the sixth-highest Nielsen rating in the history of the program: a 4.0. It got some of us wondering what the…
Cheryl McLean has been upped to vice president of publicity for Rysher Entertainment.
Government-backed body the Indian Trade Promotion Organization (ITPO) will for the first time sponsor a full-scale Film Fair in New Delhi from Aug. 23-31, heralding the 50th anniversary of India's…
Jay Firestone, founding president of Fireworks Entertainment Inc., has teamed up with YTV Canada Inc., operator of a youth-oriented specialty channel, to lend a helping hand to producers of…
The Sept. 14 telecast of the 49th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards will be seen in 90 foreign countries by an expected audience of 620 million viewers around the globe, it was announced by the Berle…
Claudia Ceniceros was named VP of strategic communications at ABC Television Network in New York, where she'll oversee policy issues pertaining to the network, including digital TV and content…
Chris Petrikin: Lit Picks
Bill Gates' billion-dollar investment in Comcast Corp. could unleash a flood of software money into the cable industry.