A group called Project Islamic H.O.P.E. is protesting Fox’s upcoming animated Eddie Murphy-voiced comedy “The PJs,” from Touchstone and Imagine TV. The group on Tuesday said the pilot episode…
Roberto Benigni and Jamie Lee Curtis will be presenters at the 1998 Golden Globe Awards.
SPECIAL REPORTDespite the slings and arrows of outrageous competitors, Disney released a 1998 slate that catapulted the Mouse once more atop the market share board.
More than 50 years after its Broadway bow, producer Rodger Hess is betting there's still gold at the end of "Finian's Rainbow."
Re-establishing itself as one of the pre-eminent Southern California cinema circuits, Pacific Theatres is embarking on a major multiplex building program that could significantly change the theater…
Tanya York, who has quickly built her York Home Video into one of the few successful independent video labels, is now expanding into production with a slate of low-budget urban action films.
Rumors that General Motors Hughes Corp.'s DirecTV satcaster is in talks to buy troubled No. 2 satcaster PrimeStar Inc. helped send GMH's stock price soaring almost 10% Tuesday, Wall Streeters said.
WETA, Washington's local pubcaster, is launching a regional cable channel that will allow it to timeshift key programs including "The NewsHour With Jim Lehrer" and "Washington Week in Review."
Garth Drabinsky, founder of bankrupt theater concern Livent Inc., is headed for Los Angeles. Despite his legal troubles with Livent, Drabinsky has been hired by Canadian uber-businessman Frank…
Sony Pictures Entertainment is near a deal to partner with Beacon Communications on "13 Days" -- ending a crisis on the actioner about the Cuban Missile Crisis that began when Universal orphaned the…
Fueled by a sinking boat movie, Hollywood's major studios posted a 16.5% increase in overseas box office receipts for a 1998 total of $6.82 billion, up from 1997's $5.85 billion. Fox surprised no one…