Does a woman's wig constitute a veil? That might sound like a pretty preposterous question. But at the Egyptian Radio and Television Union it is very much a hot issue, because some female TV…
After setting a base in New York when "Roseanne" and "Home Improvement" creator Matt Williams decided to move there, Wind Dancer Prods. is quickly establishing itself as a formidable Gotham player.
Universal Pictures has optioned the Sandra Brown novel "Exclusive" for $250,000 against $1 million as a vehicle for country singer Reba McEntire, who started a film company at the studio when she…
Former Holland Media Group (HMG) chairman Huib Boermans has reportedly threatened legal action over his firing last week.
David Alan Grier will replace Whoopi Goldberg in Broadway's "A Funny Thing Happened on the Way To the Forum," beginning the role of Pseudolus as soon as Goldberg exits July 13
The release of TriStar's "The Mask of Zorro" has been moved from December to March. The venerable swashbuckling tale, starring Antonio Banderas and Anthony Hopkins, was scheduled for Dec. 19, the…
Investors in Silver Screen Partners III, a limited partnership formed in 1986 and designed to raise funds for films distributed by the Walt Disney Co., have filed a $100 million lawsuit against the…
It was a bleak picture painted by Peter Bogdanovich in Los Angeles Superior Court last week. The director of "The Last Picture Show" and "Paper Moon" petitioned for bankruptcy after a jury hit him…
Tom Cruise took home the top male performance honor for his work in "Jerry Maguire," while Claire Danes copped the female honor for "William Shakespeare's Romeo & Juliet" at the 1997 MTV Movie Awards…
Jena Malone, who starred in Anjelica Huston's "Bastard Out of Carolina" and the Goldie Hawn-helmed "Hope," has landed a starring role in "Good Night Moon," the Chris Columbus-directed drama for…
The industry's primary below-the-line union has signed a national agreement with HBO NYC Prods., covering the production of TV dramas.