UCLA Film and Television Archives and the Los Angeles County Museum of Art kicked off "Electric Shadows '97: A Pan-Asian Film Festival" Thursday with a screening of King Hu's 1975 martial arts…
Universal Pictures has struck a deal with "Child's Play" creator and writer Don Mancini to pen "Bride of Chucky," the fourth installment of the murderous doll horror franchise.
German director Volker Schlondorff said on Thursday that he is stepping down as managing director of Babelsberg Film Studios, but will continue to serve as a member of the board for an additional…
The daytime CBS drama "The Young and the Restless" has reached another milestone in its amazing run atop the nation's daytime household ratings.
For the first time in its six-year history, "Jenny Jones" has topped perennial syndie talkshow champ "Oprah Winfrey" in the key demographic of women 18-34.
Helmer Stephen Herek's Mud Pony Prods. has optioned the film rights to Margaret Hooks' biography "Tina Modotti: Photographer and Revolutionary" under the company's first-look deal with Touchstone…
In a move that confirms the company's intentions to play a far more active role in the local film scene, Warner Bros. Holland has acquired all Benelux rights to Dutch helmer Robert Jan Westdijk's…
The Shrine Auditorium will be the home of the 1998 Oscars, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences officially announced on Thursday, confirming earlier reports (Daily Variety, July 2).
Taking significant stock in the adage that two heads are better than one, DreamWorks' principal troika has named veteran foreign sales exec Jonathan Chissick as co-head of DreamWorks Intl…
At its weekly Wednesday meeting here, the Malaysian Cabinet finally approved the application by one of the country's private terrestrial stations, TV3, to transmit around the clock.