Bruce Apar has been upped to editor in chief and associate publisher of Video Business magazine, the weekly publication of the video retail industry. Marcy Magiera, currently executive editor for…
It came out of left field, but April B.O. set a record for the month of $425.8 million. With moviegoing flagging in the past two weeks, the frame's 10% boost from 1997 was unexpected, and it bettered…
CBS tapped the sarcastic Greg Kilborn, host of Comedy Central's "The Daily Show," to replace Tom Snyder on "The Late Late Show," a move that should provide more competition for NBC's "Late Night With…
Buena Vista's basketball-themed drama "He Got Game" won the weekend playoffs with a solid $8.1 million opening, giving director Spike Lee his first box office championship.
Warner Bros. Domestic Pay TV, Cable & Network Features has hired William Short as VP of advertising, publicity and promotion.
Amanda Peet is in advanced negotiations to join the cast of New Regency's low-budget romantic comedy "Vanilla Fog," joining vampire-slayer Sarah Michelle Gellar and Sean Patrick Flanery, according to…
Lakeshore Intl., the foreign sales arm of Lakeshore Entertainment, has acquired international rights to the low-budget drama "Miss Monday."
Minnie Driver, Cate Blanchett, Rupert Everett, Gabriel Byrne and Julianne Moore are in advanced talks to star in the feature version of Oscar Wilde's play "An Ideal Husband," directed by Oliver…
Nordisk Film Biographen, the exhibition arm of Egmont Entertainment, has upped its stakes on two fronts in a brewing plex war in Denmark.
More than 30,000 cablers are descending on Ted Turner's hometown, eager to celebrate some impressive gains over the last year.