Trilogy Prods. has committed to executive produce a biopic on magician Harry Houdini as a TNT Original for air late in 1998 or early 1999 on the Turner Broadcasting cabler, with Johnathon Schaech…
TNT's surprising decision to schedule three rerun episodes of "ER" every Thursday from 7 to 10 p.m. beginning this fall could end up weakening the ratings for the firstrun hour on NBC, according to…
In an attempt to save one of the major Italian productions of the season following its disastrous debut weekend, director Marco Risi has taken the almost unprecedented step of withdrawing his new…
Marking a return to building his feature film career, rap star LL Cool J has landed a role in the upcoming thriller "Halloween: H20," from Miramax-owned Dimension Films.
Marcia Gay Harden ("The Spitfire Grill," "Flubber") has been cast in the title role of 20th Century Fox TV's pilot for CBS, "By Anne Nivel."
The Albany, N.Y., November Nielsen diaries have been thrown out because an employee from WXXA-TV, a Fox affiliate owned by Clear Channel Communications, apparently cooked the books in favor of WXXA.
French utilities giant Compagnie Generale des Eaux (CGE) reaffirmed its media ambitions on Monday by taking over Paris-based media group Havas -- the main shareholder in Europe's largest pay…
CORRECTEDVERSION"L.A. Confidential" continued its strong showing in the awards derby, leading the pack in this year's BAFTA film awards nominations with 12, including best film, director, adapted…
Amid intense speculation over who may win and for how much, Columbia TriStar TV Distribution formally opened the bidding process Monday among New York TV stations for second-cycle rerun rights to…
Planet Hollywood Intl. said Monday that it will team with real estate developers to build a 548-room hotel/restaurant complex in Times Square.
Shooting kicked off Monday in Rome on the $9 million HBO feature "Excellent Cadavers," the first English-language project from Italian director Ricky Tognazzi. Chazz Palminteri, F. Murray Abraham and…