The Theater Authority, a 65-year-old organization that helps needy actors, is calling for a performers' boycott of the upcoming Children's Miracle Network telethon in the wake of a dispute between…
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"Star Wars: Episode I -- The Phantom Menace" might have opened to the public Wednesday, but it won't be playing the showbiz "guild" circuit until weeks from now.
French pay TV group Canal Plus has pacted with Francis Ford Coppola's American Zoetrope Studios to pick up worldwide rights outside North America to a seven-title package of Zoetrope-controlled pics.
Robert Duvall's next directing assignment will be the thriller "Assassination Tango," a long-cherished attempt by the actor/director to bring one of his private obsessions, tango dancing, to the…
Speculation continues to grow in Germany about Bill Gates' much-anticipated move into the Teutonic market. The weekly Der Spiegel reports that Microsoft and media giant Bertelsmann are in talks with…
Unapix has picked up North American rights to John Jacobsen's music-driven "Around the Fire."
Offscreen mates Brad Pitt and Jennifer Aniston are in talks to pair onscreen for Miramax in the road-trip comedy "Waking Up in Reno."
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