Former pro wrestler Tommy "Tiny" Lister Jr. is set to co-star, and Rodney Dangerfield is in negotiations to join Adam Sandler and Harvey Keitel in New Line's son-of-Satan comedy, "Little Nicky."
Facing tough times in the shadow of acquisition-hungry giants like Kinowelt, Germany's small independent distributors are increasingly throwing in the towel.
As part of its goal to educate the public and industry on the art and craft of motion pictures and television, the American Museum of the Moving Image hosted a seminar with "Star Wars: Episode I -…
Eric Clapton has been tapped by the Phoenix House as its honoree for the org's annual Allegro Awards gala set Nov. 2.
Highlighting a competitive, busy frame overseas, "American Pie" triumphed over "Runaway Bride" in the U.K. last weekend while "The Sixth Sense" wowed Australia and Argentina and "Deep Blue Sea" edged…
Fast approaching its February launch date, cable and 'Net venture Oxygen Media has finalized its production team, recruiting 10 exec producers to lead seven hours of original programming.
GERMANY With its increasing focus on action series, commercial broadcaster RTL has acquired a 10% stake in the Action Concept Film und Stuntproduktion, which also has signed an exclusive contract…
The American Film Institute will present two-time Emmy Award-winning producer Dorothea G. Petrie with the 1999 Charles W. Fries television producer of the year award Oct. 26.
The Intl. Animated Film Society has pumped new life into summer box office underachiever "The Iron Giant," honoring the pic with the most Annie Award nominations ever -- 15, including one for best…
After facing disappointing financial results for more than a year, Ballantyne of Omaha said Monday it has hired investment bank Donaldson Lufkin & Jenrette to explore strategic alternatives -- Wall…
Gov. Gray Davis has signed into law measures that seek to help child actors keep their money and the heirs of deceased celebrities protect their families' legacies.