"L.A. Confidential's" long road to the Academy Awards began at Cannes in May 1997, almost ten months before one of the most critically acclaimed films in more than two decades was sunk by the heft…
UPN has picked up last season's canceled Fox comedy "Between Brothers," which will air Tuesdays at 9:30 p.m., starting Jan. 19, following Monday transplant "Malcolm & Eddie."
Coscient Group, which has expanded rapidly in recent years by acquiring a number of Canuck entertainment companies, is set to kick off a major reorganization in which all the subsidiaries will be…
Fed up with the perception that free TV is fading away in the face of ever-increasing cable competition, toppers at the Big Four have begun serious conversations about forming an organization to wage…
Indie actress Chloe Sevigny is in advanced negotiations to star opposite Christian Bale in Lions Gate Films' adaptation of "American Psycho."
AT&T and Time Warner are close to an agreement enabling the telecommunications giant to provide phone service over the media company's cable wires. No final deal has been reached, however, a source…
The phrase peppers press kit bios of foreign thesps and helmers -- "winner of the X award, country Y's equivalent of the Oscar." It's a publicist's shorthand for describing an international film…
When Seagram announces today the closing of its $10.4 billion acquisition of Polygram, it will set in motion a series of dramatic changes that will rock the music industry as it creates the world's…
Sony Pictures Entertainment is in final talks to become the manager of a new film and TV production facility planned for the Brooklyn Navy Yard, studio sources said.
CBS has inked a development deal with actress Paget Brewster, who also has landed a starring role in the feature "The Specials" from Mindfire Prods. and Brillstein-Grey.
Bill Stephens is ankling as director of sales and marketing at Film Four Intl. in a move that severs the final link between the old and new regimes at Channel 4's film arm.