Not since "Chinatown" (1974) has a film about the corrupt past of Los Angeles been turned out with the buzz of "L.A. Confidential."
Charlie Gibson, co-anchor of ABC's troubled "Good Morning America," is expected to ink a new pact to host A&E Network's signature series "Biography," but likely will remain with the Alphabet web and…
The last time Jodie Foster and Robert Zemeckis were in the Oscar-buzz loop was the last time she acted and he directed. In 1994, they both benefited from the academy's love affair with movies about…
Fox's reissue of the "Star Wars" trilogy has taken the eponymous first pic in the series to the top slot on Daily Variety's all-time rental champs.
Finally declaring its independence from co-parent MTV Networks, Comedy Central has created its own affiliate sales group, promoting Brad Samuels to senior VP of the division and hiring Clayton Banks…
The last time Martin Scorsese left New York on a spiritual mission was back in 1988 when his "The Last Temptation of Christ" drew a flurry of Christian protests and the odd case of a solo Oscar…
The Tribune tribunal has set a date with "Judge Mills Lane" for fall 1998. The Tribune station group has signed on for Rysher Entertainment's upcoming courtshow strip hosted by the colorful judge…
The main problem for "Donnie Brasco," as with every film released prior to the summer of 1997, is just being remembered.
Pic's biggest Oscar battle will be to counter its reputation as a commercial project. Not helping is the possessory "John Grisham's" in front of the title.
Nick Belperio has been named vice president of affiliate promotion for Fox Broadcasting Co.
Quentin Tarantino eluded the sophomore jinx in a huge way after "Reservoir Dogs" put him on the filmland map in 1992 by scoring an Oscar win for best screenplay for one of the best picture nominees…