Diane Venora has joined Al Pacino, Christopher Plummer and Russell Crowe in Michael Mann's untitled tobacco industry project for Touchstone Pictures.
Universal Pictures has acquired the feature film rights to Lawrence Block's novel "A Walk Among the Tombstones" for Jersey Films to produce.
CBS' Mel Karmazin lived up to his rave notices Thursday by announcing a first-quarter profit of $19 million for the media conglomerate -- compared with a loss in the year-earlier quarter of $151…
The networks have completed the first week of the May sweeps with "Merlin"-boosted NBC enjoying the biggest adults 18-49 lead for any network after seven nights of a major sweep since February 1983.
Show business in general -- and the music business in particular -- scored a major victory Thursday in efforts to protect copyrights on the Internet, via the approval of a new bill that would…
Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc. announced a 2-for-1 stock split Thursday and a 57% narrowing of its loss in the first quarter to $3.3 million.
The WB TV network is yanking midseason comedy "You're the One" for the rest of the season and moving newcomer "Kelly, Kelly," to Sunday night.
MGM has struck a high-six-figure deal for "Gentlemen's Agreement" a comedy-adventure pitch from Gustin Parker and Trilogy Entertainment's Richard B. Lewis.
In its big-budget actioner mode, Warner Bros. has nabbed Haven Turleygood's pitch "The Brig" for Louis Morneau to direct and Joel Silver to produce, sources said Wednesday.
Galavision cable network has appointed Michelle Bella to marketing and communications vice president as one of several promotions in the wake of a recent growth spurt for the company.
Paramount Home Video has announced its entrance into the DVD market and expects to begin releasing DVD titles later this year.