Annette Bening is in serious talks to join Kevin Spacey in "American Beauty," the DreamWorks black comedy to be directed by Sam Mendes from a script by Alan Ball.
The Kirch Group will probably go public in early 1999, and a partnership of News Corp., Mediaset and Kingdom Holdings, a company of Saudi prince al Waleed ben Talal, are eyeing a total investment of…
Indie film vet Ray Price has joined Cary Woods' Independent Pictures as its head of marketing and distribution.
Harvey Keitel, fresh off the New Zealand set of Jane Campion's "Holy Smoke," has joined the cast of Seagal/Nasso Films' "The Prince of Central Park."
The Dockers Khakis division of Levi Strauss & Co., which earlier this year sponsored the Classically Independent Film Festival in San Francisco, plans to team with the Independent Feature Project to…
ABC and Fox have split primetime Nielsen honors for the Sept. 14-20 week, in results that do not bode well for the coming primetime season.
TCI Music's the Box has hired cable vet Greg Willis to head the music channel's affiliate sales and marketing team.
Continuing to build his acting resume, "Halloween: H20" co-star LL Cool J is set to join Omar Epps in the Miramax thriller "In Too Deep," to be helmed by Michael Rymer.
It was a love connection of an entirely different sort that captivated TV viewers Monday, but the telecast of President Clinton's grand jury testimony didn't stop the previously skedded bows of the…
Addressing a large audience for the first time since becoming Fininvest vice president two years ago, Marina Berlusconi told a convention of plans for expansion.
Disney Channel has ordered its first sports-oriented program, "Z Games," a reality series featuring new and innovative games designed by kids, said Gary Marsh, senior VP of original programming.
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