October Films has acquired writer/director Val Lik's debut film "Boricua's Bond" for its genre banner Rogue Pictures.
Gotham-based indie distributor Artistic License has picked up rights to "After Life," the second feature from Japanese helmer Hirokazu Kore-Eda.
ESPN chalked up a 10.86 rating in cable homes for the Dec. 13 primetime game between the New York Jets and the Miami Dolphins, harvesting its best Sunday-night National Football League ratings in…
C. Moray Foutz, former Disney animator and president of Academy Prods., a production house for early TV shows and commercials, died Nov. 30 in North Hollywood, following an extended illness. He was…
Travolta ponders next pix Aiming to act in three films — and earn at least $60 million — in 1999, John Travolta is circling a number of upcoming projects. For spring, Travolta and his…
Lapdance 1999, the latest alternative event orbiting Sundance, has unveiled a series of screenings and events slated for Park City.
Michael Pietsch has been named editor-in-chief of Little, Brown and Co., as William Phillips -- who held that title the past 11 years -- stays at the house but drops his administrative duties to…
In a high-stakes litigation, "Mighty Ducks" author and creator Steven Brill sued Walt Disney Pictures and its professional hockey team, the Mighty Ducks Hockey Club Inc.
Scrambling to set up shop before its competitors do, online retailer DVD Express on Tuesday announced it has inked a $5.3 million real estate and content pact with Internet search engine Infoseek, as…
Universal Studios' high-powered presentation to Wall Street Monday apparently received lukewarm reviews. While Edgar Bronfman Jr. emphasized that his studio would continue to support its embattled…
Capping months of behind-the-scenes talks between record labels, technology firms and consumer electronics companies, the Recording Industry Assn. of America launched Tuesday the Secure Digital Music…