Italy's top film producer and distributor, Vittorio Cecchi Gori, has joined forces with former RAI general director and state-owned telecom company STET president Biagio Agnes.
NBC paid huge renewal fees to hold onto "Seinfeld," justifying the payout with the promise it would get substantial increases in ad rates from Madison Avenue. In this case, the proud Peacock was…
Digital videodiscs (DVD), heir apparent to the immense homevideo industry, moved a giant step closer to marketplace viability Thursday when Disney lent the technology an all important seal of…
The death of Princess Diana in the wee hours of Aug. 31 launched network TV on its most exhaustive coverage of extended mourning since the assassination of President John F. Kennedy nearly 34 years…
Robert Duvall's $5 million gamble paid off Saturday as October Films shelled out about $6 million for worldwide rights to his film "The Apostle," which had its world premiere at the Toronto Intl…
Columbia and "Forrest Gump" producer Wendy Finerman have made a deal on "Yes We Can," a fact-based inspirational story to be scripted by Dennis Hackin about a hard-nosed football coach in Michigan…
Strand Releasing has acquired domestic distribution rights to the documentary "Ayn Rand --- A Sense of Life."
In a rare case of a jury verdict wholeheartedly endorsed by the critical cognoscenti, Japanese actor-director Takeshi Kitano's lyrical drama about a remorseful ex-cop, "Hana-bi," was awarded the…
Warner Bros. TV has inked a two-year overall deal with writer-producer Bennie R. Richburg Jr., co-executive producer of "The Jamie Foxx Show" on the WB.
An estimated 50 million U.S. viewers tuned in for Princess Diana's funeral Saturday morning, 8 million fewer than witnessed her 1981 wedding to Prince Charles.