The demise of U.K. theatrical distributor First Independent Films is set to spark a bidding war for British rights to the company's one leftover pic, the hot Irish comedy "Waking Ned."
A CBS affiliate group has yanked "The Late Show with David Letterman" off the air this week because its president had a hard time getting tickets to the show.
Showbiz stocks are giving new life to the aging bull market, driving a Wall Street rally Tuesday that took the stock market to a record high. As the Dow Jones Industrial Average closed up 149.33…
Bruce Greenwood has been tapped to star opposite Tommy Lee Jones and Ashley Judd in Paramount Pictures' action thriller "Double Jeopardy."
CZECH REPUBLIC Jiri Bartoska, Czech matinee idol of stage, film, and television, as well as president of the Karlovy Vary Film Festival foundation, is about to wear another hat. He’s joining forces…
MTV announced the nominees for its 1998 Video Music Awards Tuesday, with Madonna and alternative rock band Garbage topping the list with nine and eight nominations, respectively.
Nicolas Cage and his Saturn Films are working with Riche-Ludwig Prods. to develop a remake of the 1963 pic "The Courtship of Eddie's Father" for Warner Bros.
Indie distribber Seventh Art Releasing has acquired worldwide rights to "The Vietnam Challenge," a documentary directed by producer/cinematographer Peter Gilbert ("Hoop Dreams").
Producers Scott Meek and Nigel Stafford-Clark have ankled from Zenith Prods., the London-based company behind Todd Haynes' Cannes prize winner "Velvet Goldmine."
A meeting Tuesday between Federal Communications Commission Chairman William Kennard and a handful of the nation's top broadcasters failed to come up with any concrete proposals to increase minority…
Previous protestations aside, Mike Wallace and the rest of the "60 Minutes" gang will participate in a second edition of the newsmag set to be announced today.