"Star Wars: Episode I -- The Phantom Menace" set a new weekly box office record in Japan by taking in 2.55 billion yen ($21.6 million) in the week since its July 10 release, as about 1.6 million…
Bel Air Entertainment and Warner Bros. have pacted with director Nora Ephron to take a "Vacation From Marriage." The romantic comedy will be written by Leslie Dixon. Pic will be co-financed by Bel…
After receiving a contract extension in January through the 2001 season, the NBC-produced newsmag "Access Hollywood" will undergo an internal shakeup before the start of the '99 season, with program…
Columbia TriStar Interactive has pacted with Internet software developer ThingWorld.com in a move geared to protect its brands while driving potential consumers to its Web sites.
The Mipcom TV trade show in Cannes is taking steps to highlight interactive programs and Internet media networks during its upcoming edition Oct. 4-8.
"Life" grows ever more beautiful for Miramax Films, which has concluded a deal to make the Italian-lingo pic its debut release in China.
Senate Commerce Committee Chairman John McCain (R-Ariz.) is joining former presidents Jimmy Carter and Gerald Ford in a national petition that asks Hollywood to create a common code of conduct aimed…
Fireworks Entertainment, the production arm of CanWest Global Communications, has announced a production slate worth C$150 million ($101 million).
TOKYO -- Japanese movie distributor Gaga Communications will roll out a record 31 films in the local market next year, including the Arnold Schwarzenegger actioner "End of Days."
Gotham's Urbanworld Film Festival -- self-billed as the nation's largest showcase of black films -- unveiled its lineup for its third annual event, which runs Aug. 4-8.