European filmmakers are lobbying the European Parliament to protect Europe's movie market from U.S. dominance and to back the European film industry in World Trade Organization talks due to begin at…
To get an R rating for Palm Pictures' "Black and White," director James Toback had to excise a fleeting glimpse of a women's fully clothed arm pumping suggestively during a sex scene.
Baseball's All-Star Game on Tuesday managed a few ratings highlights but didn't exactly break out of its Nielsen slump. The WB's long-delayed "Buffy the Vampire Slayer," on the other hand, almost hit…
Tracy Lawrence has been tapped senior veep and general manager at boyzChannel and girlzChannel, a newly created post within the Fox Family Channel-owned digital TV start-up.
Talk that NTL is poised to buy the residential business of fellow cable operator Cable & Wireless Communications with $5 billion provided by France Telecom boosted CWC stock 39 pence (60¢) to $10.80…
Castle Rock Pictures has bought the spec comedy thriller "The Salton Sea" for D.J. Caruso to direct and for Frank Darabont, Eriq La Salle and Ken Aguado to produce.
In one of the largest donations in its 57-year history, the Hollywood Foreign Press Assn. on Wednesday presented Martin Scorsese's preservation org the Film Foundation with $200,000.
Buena Vista Intl. is in final negotiations to finance and distribute its first-ever Brazilian film, romantic comedy "1972."
Rupert Murdoch has thrown ONdigital into disarray by poaching Stephen Grabiner, the company's chief exec, to head up eVentures, News Corp.'s new co-project with Japanese Internet investor Softbank.
The syndicated television business found itself on the defensive Wednesday as reporters at Synditel '99 asked actors about the charges made by NAACP national prexy Kweisi Mfume about the lack of…