Actress Nia Long, who appeared in "Soul Food," "Love Jones" and "Made in America," has landed a starring role opposite Patricia Arquette and Gabriel Byrne in MGM's "Toby's Story," set to start…
Laurence Fishburne will play the lead in a Broadway revival of the 1966 hit "The Lion in Winter," a source familiar with the production said. The James Goldman-scripted costumer focuses on the…
Avenue Pictures Television has inked a two-year distribution deal with Pearson Television Intl.
Colorful Broadway impresario Garth Drabinsky, whose company Livent Inc. was facing a loss of confidence on Wall Street, has found a white knight in former talent agent and ex-Walt Disney Co…
Salter Street Films of Halifax is set to make its first public share offering.
DreamWorks will dabble in the low-budget area with the pickup of TV scribe Alan Ball's spec script "American Beauty," the studio said Monday.
Canada's Cineplex Odeon Corp. has embarked on a development plan to bring as many as 12 state-of-the-art cineplexes to the Turkish market over the next three years.
Julia Roberts is in preliminary talks to star in "Erin Brockovich" for Universal Pictures and Jersey Films, the U-based production company that Michael Shamberg and Stacey Sher run along with Danny…
Renaissance Media, a cable company formed last year by Morgan Stanley Capital Partners and six former senior executives of Cablevision Industries, has bought six cable systems from Time Warner.
Cablevision's Rainbow Media Holdings will announce plans Tuesday to launch a 24-hour local news channel based in -- and dedicated to -- the Bronx.