Jon Rothschild, a producer, production designer and set builder, died Jan. 30 of heart failure after a two-week hospitalization at West Hills Columbia Medical Center. He was 54.
Chris Tucker, last seen in New Line's "Money Talks," has inked for $7 million to star in "Double O-Soul," an action comedy that Universal Pictures will release as a negative pickup, sources said…
Reflecting the resurgence of homegrown films across Europe in the past year, features from the continent topped the audience polls and made a clean sweep of prizes in the Tiger Awards competition for…
The 18th annual American Film Market unspools on Feb. 26 for nine days, featuring 311 exhibitors from 16 countries, a 14% increase over 1997.
Fiberoptic system developer MediaOne Connect has announced a set of new services based on its ultra-fast, broadband network, which, among other functions, will allow Hollywood production facilities…
Based on the first 40 pages of the novel, Ryne Pearson's "Top Ten" has been sold for $1 million against $1.5 million to producer Mark Canton and Warner Bros.
Chalk up yet more B.O. crowns for the Queen of the Seas. "Titanic" minted an unprecedented $70 million outside North America last week and became the 11th blockbuster to cross the $300 million…
Speculation continues about the game of musical chairs that could leave some of Europe's major media powers realigned.
Barbara Hershey has joined the cast of Alan Rudolph's black comedy "Breakfast of Champions," which is currently in pre-production in Idaho.
EXCLUSIVEWith Wednesday's episode of the arch animated hit "South Park" breaking the ratings record at Comedy Central for the fourth consecutive time with a firstrun installment, the network says…
Buena Vista Television has tapped syndie TV vet Stephanie Drachkovitch as its new head of development (Daily Variety, Feb. 2).