With his film already breaking box office records in its first day of release, "Star Wars: Episode I -- The Phantom Menace" creator George Lucas can laugh in the face of critical detractors who have…
Strand Releasing has acquired U.S. rights to writer-director Thom Fitzgerald's "Beefcake," which screened in the Cannes market.
BBC Worldwide, BBC Films and Canada's Eclectic Media Inc. are partnering to produce "The Snow Queen," at $12 million the biggest BBC feature film to date.
Loews Cineplex Entertainment CEO Larry Ruisi defended Thursday the exhib's decision not to play "Star Wars: Episode I -- The Phantom Menace" at its Manhattan theaters, declaring that Loews was…
After recent savage cost-cutting at Kerry Packer's top-rated Oz Nine Network, its nearest rival, Kerry Stokes' Seven Network, has cited budget concerns in announcing plans to drop early morning news…
For the first time in the studio's history, 20th Century Fox TV has emerged as the leading supplier of network primetime series, defeating Warner Bros., which had worn the crown for the past 12 years.
Matt Dillon is in talks to co-star in "Trixie" opposite Nick Nolte and Emily Watson for Sony Pictures Classics.
REP Film Distribution has beaten two other contenders to buy all Australian rights to the independently financed film "Sample People" from global sales agent Scanbox. The Becker Entertainment-owned…
Altman pages ‘Dr.’ Gere While the Cannes Film Festival winds down, one bit of news making its way from the Croisette to Wilshire Boulevard has Richard Gere in talks to star in Robert Altman’s next…
Cable and satellite TV viewing surpassed 15% in aud share in the U.K. last week, a first for the British multichannel sector.