Calling Miramax co-chairmen Bob and Harvey Weinstein "the big Jewish uncles I always wanted when I was a poor Latin kid," John Leguizamo has signed a Miramax first-look deal in which he and his…
Fox Lorber Associates has acquired 11 features and two rarely seen short films by Francois Truffaut from Roissy Films of Paris. The theatrical and homevideo distributor plans to release new 35mm…
"To Serve and Protect" has fired blanks for NBC, but the net's regular Thursday lineup and "The '60s, Part 2" kept the Peacock solidly first in the Feb. 8-14 primetime Nielsens week and in the…
The love affair with the dark and gritty continued Friday at the Film Critics Circle of Australia Awards for films released in 1998, at which "The Boys," "The Interview" and "Head On" were tops.
Jennifer Lopez will be a presenter at the Academy Awards, her third appearance on an Oscar telecast. The awards will be presented Sunday, March 21, at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion in Los Angeles…
Meryl Friedman has been named executive director of the Falcon Theatre, home of Mark Taper's New Work Festival for the past two seasons.
ABC is benching its Tuesday comedy "Sports Night" for the last week of sweeps, and NBC has collapsed its Monday comedy schedule for all of March.
A decision over the future of a regional Czech license has been postponed after protests by local government officials.
Putting a rare spotlight on the rich backend deals negotiated by former Broadway impresario Garth Drabinsky, a group of artists has filed claims seeking payment of money owed by bankrupt theater…
Less than a week after director Trevor Nunn's production of the classic Rodgers & Hammerstein musical won four Laurence Olivier Awards in London, the Council of the Actors' Equity union in New York…
Internet investor CMGI Inc. said Wednesday it is teaming with former NBC prexy Neil Braun, to create an Internet broadcast venture that will compete with Broadcast.com and RealNetworks.