Jimmy Smits, who recently met his demise on "NYPD Blue," is coming back to life on film.
NBC has opened up an early lead in the February sweeps, though down 14% from year-ago adults 18-49 results, as Friday's "Providence" has faded somewhat under sweeps-month pressure.
In his first appearance on an Oscar telecast, Chris Rock will be a presenter at the Academy Awards.
"The Dream Life of Angels," Erick Zonca's feature debut, won the 52nd annual Prix Melies, the honor given to best French film of the year by the French Union of Film Critics.
Al Pacino will appear on the L.A. stage for the first time in Eugene O'Neill's "Hughie," opening June 27 at the Mark Taper Forum.
Garry Marshall's romantic yarn "The Other Sister," with Diane Keaton, Tom Skerritt and Juliette Lewis, kicks off the Santa Barbara Intl. Film Festival on March 4.
While the Force will surely be with "Star Wars" this year, the $20.3 billion question is how bright a light its long-awaited prequel will shine over the torpid toy business?
While "Shakespeare in Love" staged a smashing overseas preem in the U.K. and "Asterix and Obelix vs. Caesar" broke opening day records in France, UIP/DreamWorks' "Prince of Egypt" joined the century…
With paychecks now coming from the solvent Pace Theatricals rather than the insolvent Livent, Frank Galati has signed on for "Ragtime," redux.
Leading pay-per-view distributor Viewer's Choice has hired Mindy Herman as its president and CEO.
Jorja Fox, who plays intern Maggie Doyle on "ER," has been cast as the lead in UPN's new family drama from Tom Fontana and Barry Levinson.