"Pathfinder," long considered one of Paramount's best development projects, has likely forged a path to the fast track now that Jan De Bont is set to direct and executive produce and John Patrick…
Kerry Packer's Publishing & Broadcasting almost tripled its post-tax profits for the six months ended Dec. 31, 1997, after doubling the book value of its terrestrial TV holdings, while writing off…
A little-noticed move by Universal Pictures appears to be a further sign of a truce in the longrunning digital sound cold war. Starting in January, the studio began releasing most of its films in…
Independent film producers looking for some good news about financing did not find it at an American Film Market seminar on Thursday.
Paul Simon's $11 million, critically scorched musical "The Capeman" will close March 28, reversing its producers' vows to keep running at least until Tony Award nominations are announced in May. The…
Tom Arnold has been set to host the American Cinema Editors' 48th annual Eddie awards on March 14 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel, when ACE will bestow best editing awards in seven categories.
ABC's Saturday morning kids lineup broke Fox's string of 20 consecutive sweep wins in February.
Fox Broadcasting Co. is turning its infamous police reality specials into a one-hour series that will air Thursdays in April.
Jersey Records, the music arm of actor-director Danny DeVito's Jersey Films, has inked a long-term distribution deal with MCA Records.
Forget about old-fashioned bootleggers who sell cassettes and CDs on the streets; the music business has now entered a new era and must concentrate its anti piracy efforts on fighting sophisticated…
Though Ben Affleck's "Good Will Hunting" co-star and co-writer Matt Damon has gotten the lion's share of attention from that film, Affleck himself is emerging as an up-and-coming leading man.