General Cinema's parent GC Cos. Inc. suffered a 49% drop in net profit to $2 million for the three months to July 31 on 6.5% lower revenue of $114.6 million, it said Thursday.
Multifaceted actor-comedian Bill Cosby, singer Willie Nelson, conductor Andre Previn, film star-ambassador Shirley Temple Black and the Broadway composer/lyricist team of John Kander and Fred Ebb…
On the eve of its 10th season premiere next month, Paramount's syndie strip "Hard Copy" is shifting its focus from day-and-date breaking news and celebrity gossip to more in-depth reporting on…
Plans are moving ahead for the construction of Roma Vetus, the sprawling recreation of Ancient Rome announced late last year, which will serve as both a theme park and a permanent location for film…
Seven Network's stock price jumped 20% Thursday in the wake of the Australian broadcaster's sale of its 25% stake in Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer for $389 million, a price in line with Seven's original…
Against a backgroup of studio production cutbacks in favor of outside financing deals, Walt Disney Studios, too, has set up such an arrangement.
The William Morris Agency's revitalized London office has added three British film directors to its client roster -- Michael Caton-Jones, Brian Gibson and Anand Tucker.
Personal computer engineering design software company Autodesk Inc. has agreed to acquire Canadian-based Discreet Logic in a stock deal worth more than half a billion dollars, the firms announced…
Denmark's LEGO Group and the Walt Disney Co.'s consumer products unit announced a licensing deal Thursday for LEGO-Disney construction toys slated for worldwide distribution in June 1999.
ABC on Thursday rewarded its summer series "Whose Line Is It Anyway?" with an order for extra 13 episodes after the Drew Carey-hosted improv gameshow scored a resounding victory in the Wednesday…