The rules for the 71st Academy Awards next year will be a little different than in years past.
House Budget Committee chairman John Kasich let broadcasters know last week that he has not forgotten about the billions of dollars worth of spectrum they have received for free in order to make the…
Director George Lucas will be among the cast and crew members of "American Graffiti" present on July 17 at a 25th anniversary celebration of the film hosted by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts…
MEXICO The Mexican Film Institute (IMCINE) will sign a deal today with Telinor for the direct distribution of Mexican films in the United States. The deal will cover library titles as well as current…
With Mike Wallace and the rest of the "60 Minutes" gang vowing never to contribute to a second edition of the venerable newsmag, CBS might be ready to ask "Evening News" anchor Dan Rather to add his…
A new board of trustees of the Writers Guild Foundation, headed by a new president, will assume office on July 13.
Roger Toll has been upped to executive VP and associate general counsel at Columbia.
Five days after its initial impact, "Armageddon" is clearly no global killer. Buena Vista's megabudgeted, heavily-hyped sci-fi actioner "Armageddon" dug up a studio-estimated $34.8 million over the…
Sci-fi maven Gregory Widen has inked to write and direct the fourth installment of the swashbuckling "Highlander" franchise, "Highlander: The Search for Connor," for Miramax-owned Dimension Films.
Arturo Ripstein today begins lensing one of the most expensive Mexican films ever: "No One Writes to the Colonel," adapted from the novel by Gabriel Garcia Marquez.
Robert Sugalski, a screenwriter who recently completed work with writing partner Michael Apostolina on “Planet Deb” for New Line Cinema, died May 22 of AIDS complications in Los Angeles. He was 38…