NBC, Robert Halmi and Hallmark Entertainment have done it again -- "Noah's Ark" has sailed to preliminary Nielsen results well within the range of previous sweeps powerhouses "Merlin," "The Odyssey"…
New casting figures revealed a marked decline in film and television roles for Latinos, African-Americans and American Indian performers. The drop was the largest since the guild began tracking…
After tackling nuclear terrorism, global destruction and emergency medical procedures, director Mimi Leder may turn her attention to "The Glory of Love," a comedy written by her brother Reuben Leder.
Initial Entertainment Group has acquired international rights to the indie drama "Joe the King."
Billy Joel's "Greatest Hits Volume I & II" crossed the 20 million-unit mark, according to the April certifications announced Monday by the Recording Industry Assn. of America. With the nod, Joel's…
FAO Schwarz spokesman Alan Marcus found himself in the Star Wars Boutique at precisely 10 a.m. Monday when the Fifth Avenue toy emporium opened to a roar that, he said, "sounded just like you hear at…
Director Oliver Stone and his producing partner, Dan Halsted, will dissolve their Illusion Entertainment shingle, they announced. Stone has decided to shed his role of producing films directed by…
The 21st Century Filmmaker Awards were handed out at the closing ceremonies of the Avignon/New York Film Festival held at the French Institute/Alliance on Sunday, May 2.
E! Online is entering the foreign market, inking its first international content deal with Tricast Ltd., Asia's leading Internet content provider to create regional Web sites for Web users in…
Visual-effects studio Cinesite Inc. ("The Mummy," "Pleasantville") said Monday it has expanded its London-based operations, acquiring f/x shop Effects Associates for around $3 million.
The May 16 benefit premiere for "Star Wars: Episode I -- The Phantom Menace" at Westwood's Avco theater has sold out, with more than $1.1 million raised for the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS…