KQLZ-FM Friday abruptly changed from album-oriented rock to soft adult contemporary music, dropping its heavily promoted "Pirate Radio" tag in favor of EZ-100.3.
New Line Cinema Corp. is seeking a court order barring rival Cinema Line Films Corp. from using trademarks that it claims are confusingly similar.
Bruce Hornsby's album "Harbor Lights," which ships tomorrow, is his first without his longtime band, the Range. It's also his first under powerhouse management company Q-Prime, whose client list also…
After weeks of tough negotiations, MGM has scored a major casting coup and inked superkid Macaulay Culkin for a cool $ 8 million to star in helmer Howard Deutch's comedy "Getting Even With Dad."
Jack Lang, who redefined French culture to include rap and graffiti during a decade as culture minister, passed the torch to a Gaullist militant leaning more toward tradition.
While Wilmington, N.C., police continue to investigate the death of actor Brandon Lee, several motion picture prop masters told Daily Variety that responsibility for the fatal shooting (still being…
David Cascoigne, chairman of the New Zealand Film Commission for eight years , left the post Wednesday upon the expiration of his current term.
Island World, the indie film empire founded by entrepreneurs John Heyman and Chris Blackwell, will form a European joint venture with Babelsberg Studios for the development, production and…
Mel Gibson squared off against Eddie Murphy in the U.K. last week and Gibson's "Forever Young" was the clear winner over not-so-fast Eddie's latest pic, the D.C.-based "The Distinguished Gentleman.".
Opinion was sharply divided among industry exex last week on whether the FCC's decision setting in motion the eventual elimination of fin-syn rules will lead to a quick network-studio merger.
"Pinocchio" soared through the roof in its first official week in the video stores and it even brought along many of its Disney friends for the ride.