Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich (R-Ga.) has assured the TV industry that he'll block any new content legislation if they reach an agreement with kidvid groups on changes to the voluntary TV…
Disney's smash "Who Framed Roger Rabbit" is finally headed for the sequel route.
Jimmy Choi, the director of the government-backed Arts Center's film and video department, said he doesn't expect hassles from the newly installed authorities when he showcases "The Gate of Heavenly…
"Seinfeld," the most popular sitcom in America, has just died on German television. Teutonic viewers preferred vintage episodes of "Hogan's Heroes" instead.
L.A.-based Pacific Theatres has announced plans to build a 16-screen, 3,200-seat megaplex at Valley Plaza in Bakersfield. The complex marks the circuit's first foray into the San Joaquin Valley.
Brillstein-Grey Entertainment, as part of its plan to heighten its film profile, has named senior veepees of production Matthew Baer and Michael Siegel as joint heads of its motion picture division.
Polygram Film & Television Licensing has named Gary Miller associate director, film licensing. He will be reponsible for negotiating licensing fees for films and soundtrack albums. Miller comes to…
Catriona Hughes was tapped chief exec of premier film and TV finance fund the Australian Film Finance Corp. (FFC) late Wednesday.
Keanu Reeves is near a deal to star in "Matrix," the big-budget sci-fi film to be directed by Andy and Larry Wachowski. Reeves will be paid nearly $10 million against 10% of the gross. Joel Silver…
The Board of Governors of the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences has given the go-ahead for early handouts of three Primetime Engineering Emmy Awards and a pair of Engineering Emmy Plaques as part…
Leonardo DiCaprio is making room for "The Crowded Room." The actor, who last starred in "Romeo & Juliet," has been in negotiations for the coveted role that had drawn the interest of several actors…