The Independent Feature Project will serve as the official U.S. representative for the Directors Fortnight (Quinzaine des Realisateurs) section of the Cannes Intl. Film Festival for the ninth…
Frankly, Curtis Hanson couldn't have looked happier. His movie, "L.A. Confidential," pulled in nine nominations from Oscar and a few more from other prize-givers, it swept critics' awards around the…
Dustin Nguyen has inked an exclusive pact with Touchstone Television to develop a one-hour action/drama series for ABC in which he will star.
Composer, arranger and conductor Lalo Schifrin has launched Aleph Records with the release of "Film Classics," a CD of a December 1995 concert in Marseilles, France, commemorating the 100th…
With digital television poised to transform home entertainment, a group of five major computer and electronics firms Thursday proposed a method of protecting video and audio content from unauthorized…
Kara Francis has been upped to vice president of creative affairs at New Regency Prods., rising from her previous position as director of development.
Officials at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences vehemently denied charges by the National Assn. of Broadcast Employees and Technicians that the Oscar telecast on March 23 would be manned…
TV actors Michelle Williams ("Dawson Creek"), Joseph Gordon Levitt ("3rd Rock From the Sun") and Josh Hartnett ("Cracker") will join Jamie Lee Curtis and Charles S. Dutton in Dimension Films'…
Cable & Wireless Communications, the U.K.'s biggest cable operator, has announced a $650 million deal with Canadian telco supplier Northern Telecom for the upgrade and expansion of CWC's entire…
New Regency's affiliated record label, Restless Records, has inked hip-hop star Warren G to a multiyear joint-venture pact to distribute and market his G-Funk record label.
Lucinda Jenney has signed on for Warner Bros.' "Practical Magic," joining a cast that includes Aidan Quinn, Sandra Bullock, Nicole Kidman, Stockard Channing and Dianne Wiest.