Annette Bening's decision to star in Ibsen's "Hedda Gabler" at the Geffen Playhouse adds a fifth play to the 1998-99 season and changes the opening dates of several of the other shows.
Canadian-based film and TV producer Telescene has optioned the feature film rights to Roy Johansen's upcoming debut novel, "The Answer Man," as well as the screenplay he originally wrote more than 11…
Ever-expanding New York-based SFX Entertainment Inc. has taken another giant step into the legit theater arena with the acquisition through its subsidiary Pace Theatrical Group of Jon B. Platt's…
Buoyed by the record-breaking success of "Titanic," film distribution revenue in Japan was up by 23.3% for the first half of 1998, compared with year-ago results, a Japanese financial daily has…
While the publicists at Conde Nast are making news, those at Hearst remain content to get it out. Such was the case Monday with the jump of Cosmopolitan's Bonnie Fuller to Glamour.
The United Artists Theatre Group saw its net loss double to $30.9 million in the second quarter, despite operating improvements and a capital restructuring.
Hamdon Entertainment has signed a three-year exclusive international distribution deal with the Larry Thompson Organization, a TV movie, feature production and personal management company.
For comic Caroline Rhea ("Sabrina, the Teenage Witch"), it's hip to be square -- a "Hollywood Square," that is.
E! Entertainment Television is looking to set up a British version of America's E! Entertainment cable channel, most likely in a joint venture with satcaster BSkyB.
Orson Bean and Mary Kay Place have joined the cast of Gramercy Pictures' "Being John Malkovich."
Hicks, Muse, Tate & Furst Inc. has announced the closing of its Latin America Fund, a $1.2 billion kitty for media investments in the region.