Criticism of a controversial Japanese movie about convicted war criminal Gen. Hideki Tojo escalated Monday with North Korea calling the pic a "shameless" attempt to embellish Japanese militarism.
The Chinese government is demanding that a D.C. film festival cancel the planned unspooling of a feature about human rights issues in Tibet.
Only about a dozen Cineplex Odeon corporate executives are expected to remain at the company by year's end, as the Toronto-based circuit continues to lay off staffers in anticipation of its impending…
As part of the consolidation of the USA Networks empire under a single roof directed by chief Barry Diller, the company has announced a departmental restructuring of the affiliate relations staff…
A high profile weeklong crackdown on pirated digital videodisc (DVD) manufacturing wasn't enough to keep Hong Kong off the U.S. government's latest copyright piracy watch list.
Glenn Close's Trillium Prods. has inked an exclusive first-look deal with Walt Disney Studios to develop and produce features and TV telepics, Disney confirmed Monday. Close will choose several of…
Fox Searchlight's "Two Girls and a Guy" took possession of the top slot on the exclusives roster in its second weekend, after Miramax's "Sliding Doors" went wider.
Eddie Cibrian, of Spelling sudser "Sunset Beach," has inked to star opposite Chuck Norris in the CBS telefilm "The Hit Man: Bound By Honor." Shooting is under way in Dallas.
Leo is preparing to pounce on the retail marketplace. At a Monday press conference, MGM formally unveiled prototypes for several new far-ranging lines of upscale consumer products that will attempt…
CBS newsmag "60 Minutes" is celebrating its 30th year, and in that time, no one from the outside has ever gotten in there and documented what makes the show tick, tick, tick ... Until now.
NBC has launched a Web site for "Saturday Night Live," and in a related move, the show will become the first NBC program to be offered on Microsoft's WebTV for Windows initiative.