Shares of Seagram Co. Ltd surged in Canada on Monday, powered by a record-breaking opening weekend for Steven Spielberg's "The Lost World: Jurassic Park," traders said.
Linda Berman has been named executive VP for MGM consumer products, a division of the recently merged MGM home entertainment/consumer products group. She will report to group president Richard Cohen.
A trio of companies in Tuscany owned by legendary Italian film producer Carlo Ponti were declared bankrupt last week by a Pisa tribunal court. The decision came as a surprise following a recent offer…
The Film Information Council has given "Romy and Michele's High School Reunion" its excellence in film marketing award for April.
Roger Gimbel Prods. has purchased the story of the late Rachel Carson, the bestselling author and environmental activist, for a biopic to air on cabler TNT.
It's somehow fitting that CBS' lavish Tavern on the Green party following its fall schedule unveiling May 22 at Carnegie Hall was so rudely interrupted by news of a massive corporate shakeup.
The Senate approved by an 84-15 vote Friday a measure that calls on budget writers to cut spending if spectrum auctions fail to raise as much as revenue as they expect.
Franco Iseppi, the director general of Italian pubcaster RAI, has announced plans for a multilingual Euronews channel to be launched by the end of the year as part of RAI's satellite lineup.
Domestic distribution rights to “One Man’s Hero” were originally purchased by Orion and ended up with MGM following the merger of the two companies. Information in a May 13 story was incomplete…
The 23rd annual Seattle Intl. Film Festival, running now through June 8, will climax with a closing-weekend workshop dubbed "Moving Stories: A Forum on Screenwriting and Cinematic Literacy."
Natasha Richardson, who starred in "Nell" and "Widow's Peak," has been cast in Walt Disney Pictures' remake of "The Parent Trap," scheduled to start shooting on July 15.