In the wake of last week's shootings in Littleton, Colo., members of the House plan to introduce a resolution today requiring the Surgeon General to conduct a study of the impact of media violence on…
TF1 Intl., the film sales arm of France's private television group TF1, has pacted with Merchant Ivory Prods. to coproduce James Ivory's upcoming "The Golden Bowl."
Castle Rock and Simian Films made a preemptive mid- against high-six-figure purchase of "Caesar's Ashes," a buddy comedy pitch to be written by Pat Kopka and Dan Ljoka as a vehicle for Hugh Grant.
Aussie actor Heath Ledger, currently onscreen in the teen comedy "10 Things I Hate About You," has been cast opposite Mel Gibson in Columbia's American Revolutionary War film, tentatively titled "The…
Broadway enjoyed a boost last week, rising $954,369 to crest at $13,443,408 last week. Most legiters experienced a lift, and Frank Wildhorn's "The Civil War" lead the charge, tallying up an extra…
CBS is poised to win its fourth-straight primetime Nielsens week in households thanks to a weekend collapse by NBC that allowed the Eye to double the Peacock in homes both Saturday and Sunday…
Private French network M6 became the latest Gallic entertainment group to get into the soccer game last weekend, by teaming up with UFA Sports, the sports rights division of CLT/Ufa, to buy the…
AIDS Project Los Angeles will honor Gucci's Tom Ford, Janet Jackson, and Time Warner chairman Gerald Levin at its Commitment to Life fundraiser May 27. The 11th annual event will be hosted by Nathan…
The House is set to vote on a bill today that would require satcasters to carry all local broadcast channels in a market after Jan. 1, 2002.
The New Yorker announced Monday that it will for the first time award literary prizes on Feb. 14, 2000, to coincide with the magazine's 75th anniversary.
Stock of Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer leapt 10% to $15.93 Monday as investors responded to reports of a looming management shakeup at the Lion.