After NBC's success selling home videocassettes of its "Merlin" miniseries in 800-number spots after the special, Charles Hirschhorn, president of Walt Disney Television, is pushing ABC to sell…
Chad Christ, who appeared in Sony Pictures' "Gattaca," has been cast as the lead in the indie drama "Ricky Six," which begins shooting in July in Canada.
First-quarter profit at Planet Hollywood Intl. Inc. tumbled 91%, but the restaurant franchiser said Monday that its stable of celebrities should help boost the number of patrons at its movie…
Criticism of a controversial Japanese movie about convicted war criminal Gen. Hideki Tojo escalated Monday with North Korea calling the pic a "shameless" attempt to embellish Japanese militarism.
The Chinese government is demanding that a D.C. film festival cancel the planned unspooling of a feature about human rights issues in Tibet.
Only about a dozen Cineplex Odeon corporate executives are expected to remain at the company by year's end, as the Toronto-based circuit continues to lay off staffers in anticipation of its impending…
As part of the consolidation of the USA Networks empire under a single roof directed by chief Barry Diller, the company has announced a departmental restructuring of the affiliate relations staff…
A high profile weeklong crackdown on pirated digital videodisc (DVD) manufacturing wasn't enough to keep Hong Kong off the U.S. government's latest copyright piracy watch list.
Glenn Close's Trillium Prods. has inked an exclusive first-look deal with Walt Disney Studios to develop and produce features and TV telepics, Disney confirmed Monday. Close will choose several of…
Fox Searchlight's "Two Girls and a Guy" took possession of the top slot on the exclusives roster in its second weekend, after Miramax's "Sliding Doors" went wider.