Julian Sands, who is quickly becoming a Mike Figgis staple, has inked to star in the helmer's indie pic "The Death and Loss of Sexual Innocence" opposite Saffron Burrows, sources said Friday.
Ethan Hawke, due onscreen next in "Gattaca" and "Great Expectations," is in serious talks to star in "Snow Falling On Cedars" under Scott Hicks' helm for Universal Pictures, sources said Friday.
UPN's new CEO, Dean Valentine, made his first big hire Friday, naming Tom Nunan executive vice president of entertainment at the netlet.
Walt Disney Co. and Jacor Communications Inc. are the subjects of speculation of another merger in the rapidly consolidating radio station business, Barron's reported in today's edition.
Geffen Records has tapped David Simone, former prexy of Polygram Music Publishing, as head of A&R. The signing, which had been expected (Daily Variety, July 21), signals a move by the label toward…
Demain!, one of four new offerings from Gallic paybox Canal Plus, will be the first web entirely devoted to soothing France's biggest headache: unemployment.
Soap operas rarely achieve geopolitical significance, but Venezuela's "Kassandra" is considered key to keeping the peace in a corner of the Balkans.
Universal TV talkshows “Sally Jessy Raphael” and “Jerry Springer” had their season premieres on Sept. 22. Friday’s story on national syndie ratings was wrong, due to incorrect information provided to…
It's a camp lover's dream: B movies, 24 hours a day, seven days a week. And on Oct. 10, it becomes a reality with the launch of the B-Movie Channel, a place where "Attack of the Killer Tomatoes" is…
The monthlong dispute between Sandy Gallin and personal managers Jeff Kwatinetz and Michael Green moved to the courthouse Friday as Kwatinetz and Green filed lawsuits claiming they were forced out of…
CNN is pulling advertisements criticizing the United Nations Global Warming Treaty --- a pact which is enthusiastically supported by the network's founder Ted Turner.