New best friends Rupert Everett and Madonna have signed to star in Lakeshore Entertainment's dramatic comedy "The Next Best Thing," the company announced Tuesday.
Leading telco CTC has upped its stake in the Metropolis-Intercom cable operator by buying out fellow shareholder El Mercurio, a newspaper. CTC paid $50 million for the paper's stake and now holds a…
The German box office experienced its strongest first quarter ever, the German Federal Film Board (FFA) announced on Tuesday. Admissions reached 46.5 million in the first three months of 1998, an…
Looking to court a new audience with a couple of names from the past, the evolving Fox Family Channel is giving the 1970s' "Saturday Night Live" clay legend Mr. Bill his own primetime series and has…
A biopic of fashion model and human rights activist Waris Dirie will be jointly produced by Elton John's Rocket Pictures and Lysette Anthony's Barnaby Films, the companies announced Tuesday.
Judith Light, best known for her role on the ABC sitcom "Who's the Boss?," will make her feature film debut in the indie drama "Toscano," which shoots in Italy in June.
Still smarting from recent studio pics depicting its human rights transgressions in Tibet, the Chinese government remains resistant to increasing the number of U.S. films to be shown within its…
Australian actress Caroline Goodall, internationally known from her roles in "Schindler's List," and the BBC TV drama "The Sculptress," has won the title role in "A Difficult Woman," a four-hour…
Newsies are set to play a bigger role in network primetime schedules next fall -- at least that's the word sweeping the biz on the eve of the network schedule announcements.
Warner Bros. syndie sales vet Dan Greenblatt has been promoted to executive VP and general sales manager for Warner Bros. Domestic Television Distribution.