Film and video production in Gotham is now a vibrant -- if fragmented -- $4 billion industry, according to a study released Thursday.
Polygram has issued a profit warning in advance of its first-quarter results for 1998, this despite the conglom having outperformed the other music majors in a generally slow world music market in…
Fox/Liberty Networks has bought a one-third ownership stake in two cable networks, Speedvision and Outdoor Life, for about $100 million.
"Dawson's Creek" star James Van Der Beek is making the jump to movies, taking the lead role alongside Jon Voight and Paul Walker in "Varsity Blues," the Paramount/MTV film to be directed by Brian…
Date schools are an idea whose time has come, in Hollywood at least. Like Janis Joplin, boxing legends and the Cuban Missile Crisis, date schools are the subject of competing projects now in…
Clearview Cinema Group Inc. reported wider losses on much higher revenues for the quarter and year ended Dec. 31, as the Chatham, N.J.-based consolidator and operator of movie theaters continued its…
Aussie producer-distrib Beyond Films has inked Oscar-nominated actress Barbara Hershey ("The Portrait of a Lady") to star opposite Aussie thesp Richard Roxburgh in "Passion," a biopic about eccentric…
James Woods and Diane Venora are in final talks to commit "True Crimes" for Clint Eastwood and Warner Bros., sources said Thursday. Pic, slated to start production in May, is also expected to feature…
With an April 2 deadline fast approaching and no agreement between actors and producers in sight, a thespians' strike is beginning to look almost inevitable, people close to the troubled contract…
Arnold Communications, New England's largest advertising agency, was acquired Thursday by Snyder Communications of Bethesda, Md., in a pooling-of-interests transaction valued at $120 million.