Kevin Costner's in negotiations to star in "Message in a Bottle," an adaptation of the Nicholas Sparks novel at Warner Bros., with Denise Di Novi producing, sources said.
A jury of European film critics voted Giuseppe M. Gaudino's experimental drama "Moonspins Between Land and Sea" best film of the Italian feature competition at the annual Grolle d'Oro awards…
Cineplex Odeon Corp. reported Thursday flat earnings for the third quarter before a $5.3 million one-time charge for closure of theaters increased its net loss 145% to $7.1 million.
John Willis, the former director of programming at Channel 4, has been appointed managing director of United Film & Television Prods., the network production division of media group United News…
A recent campaign fundraiser for Sen. Barbara Boxer (D-Calif.) at the home of composer Marilyn Bergman drew a healthy mix of producers, writers and entertainers.
Hearst-Argyle Television Inc. sold $108 million of stock in an offering Thursday, substantially less than the broadcaster originally planned.
Marcy Carsey and Tom Werner have turned the Carsey-Warner Co. into the most successful independent television production company by following their own tastes rather than riffing on what's already…
Anglo-American acts made a clean sweep of the fourth annual MTV Europe Music Awards at the massive 8,000-seat megadome rock 'n' roll venue the Ahoy Stadium in Holland's second largest city…
Poppy Montgomery is joining Diane Keaton and Juliette Lewis in "The Other Sister," the Garry Marshall-directed film at Touchstone for producers David Hoberman and Alex Rose.
The Directors Guild of America has announced the winners of its 1997 Student Film Awards. The award presentations are skedded for Nov. 12 at DGA headquarters.
Def Pictures and Polygram Filmed Entertainment have acquired Nicholas Brandt and Bridget Blake-Wilson's adaptation of Octavia E. Butler's sci-fi novel "Kindred" for mid-six figures.