Hollywood's techies had their moment in the Oscar spotlight Saturday, as the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences presented its annual Scientific and Technical Awards.
Continuing his bop through feature roles following the success of "Swingers," actor-writer Vince Vaughn has inked a deal to star in "A Cool Dry Place" for Fox 2000, under John N. Smith's helm.
"Due South," Alliance Communications Corp.'s ongoing saga about a Mountie and his dog on the streets of Chicago, was named best dramatic series Sunday night at the Gemini Awards, the Canadian…
United Artists has acquired rights to the sci-fi thriller "Legacy," an adaptation written by Rob Moreland based on the 1958 book "The Legacy of Heorot." John Williams ("Seven Years in Tibet") is…
Congressman Billy Tauzin (R-La.), chairman of the powerful House Telecommunications Subcommittee, told an audience of Hollywood execs that it may be time to revisit the debate over the now-defunct…
Exhibitors have a lot to be happy about going into ShoWest. Twentieth Century Fox's fabulously successful re-releases of "Star Wars" and "The Empire Strikes Back" propelled first-quarter box office…
He's featured in interviews in the boxing docu "When We Were Kings." Now, novelist-pugilist-auteur Norman Mailer is going another round: He's attached to direct the fictional boxing drama "Ringside,"…
It's midseason replacement time at the networks as ABC premiered "Vital Signs" on Thursday night and NBC launched "Crisis Center" Friday night, with both placing third in their timeslots.
It's trivial, to be sure, but it's not nothing. A New York judge ruled last week that a trivia book on "Seinfeld," the Peacock sitcom "about absolutely nothing," infringed on the show's copyright.
New releases: "Donnie Brasco" (TriStar) made $11.2 million, good for $7,450 on 1,503 and second place. "Booty Call" (Col) sashayed to $6.4 million in fourth, for $5,030 on 1,272.
Even as helmer James Cameron is rushing to complete filming on his mega-buck "Titantic," a group of angry fishermen have made front-page news in the Mexican media by trying to sink the land sale that…