Hollywood needs to butt out more often. That was the message Monday from California lawmakers and researchers at a state Senate Judiciary Committee hearing who complained that increased use of…
NBC officially reupped for a third year of "Access Hollywood" Monday, ensuring the firstrun strip with at least another season on its O&O group.
Miramax Intl. has paid $300,000 for theatrical and homevideo rights to Paul Greengrass' "Theory of Flight" in the United Kingdom and Ireland.
Universal Records has tapped industry vet Valerie DeLong as veep and will team her with top label execs to bolster the presence of Universal artists on radio.
Linda Mancuso has extended her deal as president of Peter Engel Prods. through 2001. Engel, whose company produces NBC's Saturday-morning teen show 'Saved by the Bell," also recently reupped with NBC…
Universal has purchased pic rights to singer-songwriter Jimmy Buffett's 1992 novel "Where Is Joe Merchant?" for producers Kathleen Kennedy and Frank Marshall.
Will Patton, who recently finished his role as Kevin Costner's nemesis in the Costner-directed apocalyptic feature "The Postman," has joined "Armageddon," another apocalyptic pic that is now filming…
New films sputtered, but holdover fare remained unusually strong at the weekend box office, leading the frame to climb 16% ahead of the comparable weekend of 1996.
Munich-based film and media group Kinowelt plans to offer shares on the Frankfurt stock market starting in summer 1998. Kinowelt chairman Eduard Unzeitig said on Friday that the flotation is intended…
The Coca-Cola Co. has struck a deal with Sega GameWorks, the arcade chain, to position its Surge soft drink as GameWorks' official drink.