October Films has acquired French director Eric Rohmer's "Autumn Tale," which nabbed the best original screenplay award at the Venice Film Festival and is featured in the Toronto and New York fests.
In a move that is being billed as an industry first, a contingent of top music industry producers and artists have combined to form United Producers, a label that will develop a roster by signing and…
The initial Tuesday try for a firstrun "King of the Hill" on Fox has generated promising Nielsens, but premiering schedule mate "Costello," as expected, is having trouble fitting into that schedule.
After successfully slumming it in Beverly Hills, hot young thesp Natasha Lyonne has inked to star in New Line Cinema's coming-of-age comedy "Detroit Rock City."
What's the chance that a jury -- a Chicago jury -- will find that basketball great Michael Jordan reneged on a movie deal? That's one of the questions in a breach of contract case under way in Cook…
Federal Communications Commission chairman Bill Kennard is cheerleading for digital TV to take over the communications landscape in the next decade or so -- but not at the expense of cable operators…
Computer software giant Oracle Corp. and power-workstation maker Silicon Graphics Inc. have teamed up in a marketing and development pact that will enable the companies to provide more advanced forms…
Eddie Murphy is set to star in Castle Rock's futuristic action comedy "Pluto Nash," playing a lunar colonist who fights for the space settlement's freedom. Warner Bros. will distrib the pic, which…
Film Finders has inked a deal to become an official partner with London Premiere Screenings, said Film Finders executive VP Peter Belsito.
The USA Network has bought the exclusive broadcast window to three Universal theatricals: "The Jackal," "For Richer or Poorer" and "Mercury Rising."
The Senate rejected by a 76-22 vote a proposal Tuesday that would have stripped the National Endowment for the Arts' $100 million budget from the $13.4 billion Interior Department funding bill.