Actors' Equity Assn., the professional actors union, and East West Players, have negotiated a contract for the theatrical group's inaugural season at the new Union Center for the Arts in downtown Los…
Universal TV has inked a three-year drama development deal with "Law & Order" executive producer Rene Balcer worth an estimated $6 million over the course of the deal.
Catherine Deneuve will be presented with a Golden Bear award for lifetime achievement at the 48th Berlin Intl. Film Festival (Feb. 11-22), festival topper Moritz de Hadeln told journalists at a news…
Roger L. Stevens, Broadway producer, real estate tycoon and the driving force behind the creation of Washington, D.C.'s John F. Kennedy Center, died Feb. 2 in Washington of pneumonia. He was 87.
Walt Disney Studios has made a positive decision on Christina Welsh's pitch "Split Decision" for a low six-figure pricetag, with "The Santa Clause" scribes Steve Rudnick and Leo Benvenuti attached to…
Andrew Given has been upped to senior vice president of physical production for Universal Pictures. Given, who has served as VP of physical production at the studio since November 1995, will report…
Bette Midler is in talks to play "Valley of the Dolls" author Jacqueline Susann, and Nathan Lane is in talks to play her husband and manager Irving Mansfield in "Isn't She Great," a Paul…
Academy Award winning actor Denzel Washington has been set to make his third appearance as a presenter on this year's Oscarcast.
Sogepaq Intl., Spain's biggest international sales company, has re-recruited the country's most seasoned film sales agent, Kevin Williams, to handle all sales on its new features.
Suddenly, it's the world against Bill Gates: Eleven state attorneys general announced Monday that they are opening their own inquiries into the alleged anti-competitive practices of software giant…
House Commerce Committee chairman Tom Bliley (R-Va.) is quizzing public broadcasting execs at NPR and PBS about reports they were awarded 1996 salary bonuses that exceeded congressionally mandated…