President Clinton announced Monday he wants to extend most-favored-nation trading status to China for another year. The trade policy must still be approved by Congress.
Chinese director Wu Tianming's "The King of Masks" and U.S. helmer John O'Hagan's Sundance-preemed "Wonderland" won the Audience Awards for best feature and best documentary, respectively, at the San…
Sony Corp. and Hitachi Ltd. were approved by the Tokyo Stock Exchange (TSE) and the Osaka Securities Exchange (OSE) on Monday as companies that will be listed for stock option trading as of July 18.
Paramount Pictures and Creative Artists Agency are swapping legal letters in a tiff over Nicolas Cage's commitment and availability for Par's "Snake Eyes" and for Warner Bros.' "Superman."
Record producer-songwriter Glen Ballard was named songwriter of the year by the American Society of Composers, Authors & Publishers during the performers' rights org's 14th annual Pop Music Awards.
Interactive programming provider Network Event Theater has named Linda Cardoso senior VP of corporate marketing. She’ll be working with NET’s programming department and advertisers to match product…
As Memorial Day approaches, the trailer wars are heating up. With Universal's "The Lost World" expected to attract as many as 10 million people in its first week, it's no wonder distributors are…
Steve Hewitt has relinquished the title of president of Hallmark Entertainment Prods. to become a hands-on executive producer of at least 16 original TV and cable movies filmed by Hallmark over the…
"The Odyssey" proved a successful journey Sunday night for NBC, burning up the 37 metered markets with a 19.3 rating/28 share overnight Nielsen average. But even a third dimension couldn't push "3rd…
Overseas Filmgroup Inc.'s first quarter profits were cut in half, largely due to increased administrative and personnel cost, the company reported.
While Jim Carrey is awaiting a script for New Line's remake of "The Secret Life of Walter Mitty," sources say he's in preliminary talks with Warner Bros. to topline yet another remake, this time of…