As part of a continuing drive to increase its international activities, Universal Pictures has formulated plans to begin co producing feature films in Spain.
Mille Baron, a longtime actress, died of leukemia Jan. 16 in Burbank. She was 81. Baron was a regular cast member on the daytime soap opera “General Hospital” for 18 years. She played “Aunt Millie…
Will "Titanic" be further propelled by its record-tying 14 Oscar noms? While the film hardly needed an added marketing push, mid-week grosses indicate it's already getting one: On Wednesday…
Sweden's version of the Academy Awards -- the Guldebaggen or "Golden Bugs" -- took place Monday night at Stockholm's City Hall, site of the Nobel Prize ceremony. This year's nominees for best picture…
CBS' Nagano Olympics continued to underperform the past two Winter Games and Wednesday registered the lowest Wednesday primetime rating for a Winter Olympics in 30 years.
Kenneth Frankel, whose theatrical career spanned 25 years, died of a brain tumor Thursday at his home in Los Angeles. He was 56. Frankel directed the award-winning Off Broadway production of…
EXCLUSIVEIn a deal highlighting the growing use of insurance funds among major Hollywood studios, Sony Pictures is negotiating a $500 million insurance deal to protect its investment in a pool of…
While the plan to revitalize Rome's historic Cinecitta studios through partially privatized management company Cinecitta Servizi has been a less than spectacular success, indications of renewed…
Sony Pictures Entertainment confirmed plans to establish a production unit for German-lingo films in historic Babelsberg Studios at a press conference on Thursday.
Brit thesp Anthony Hopkins will receive this year's Actor of the Year honor from ShoWest. Hopkins will be presented with the statuette March 12 at the ShoWest Awards in Las Vegas. Previous honorees…
Sony Pictures Classics has picked up North American rights to Brian Gilbert's biopic "Wilde," about the author and social outcast Oscar Wilde.