For soprano Jessye Norman, being selected for the Kennedy Center Honors is nothing less than overwhelming. "I am very happy; it feels quite wonderful," she says, calling the recognition "magical."
After two years of courtship, DreamWorks has secured the first full-length animated feature from Oscar-winning Aardman Animations with the claymation project "Chicken Run."
Cable giant Tele-Communications Inc. formed a 50-50 partnership with privately held cabler Insight Communications LP to own cable systems serving 320,000 subscribers in Indiana, the companies said…
Channel 4 film execs Allon Reich and Sara Geater are leaving to join the new production company formed by David Aukin, Colin Leventhal and Trea Hoving in partnership with Miramax Films.
Signing with an agency for the first time in his career, actor/comedian Tim Allen has inked with International Creative Management, where he and his production banner, Boxing Cat Prods., will be…
After toplining and co-writing the Universal comedy "Half Baked," comic Dave Chappelle has been set to star in and co-write the comedy "Rufus," which Robert Simonds will produce at U.
Stacy Lifton has been named VP of business and legal affairs at Fox Kids Worldwide, where she'll negotiate development, production and acquisition of programming for both Fox kids programming and the…
Following in the film industry's computer-generated footsteps, visual f/x boutique Available Light Ltd. has announced plans to strengthen its digital effects division, and has hired three new CG and…
Thanksgiving brought a near-record bounty to N.Y. legit last week, sending receipts soaring to $12.5 million, the second-largest weekly gross in Broadway history.
November box office opened up with a fury but ultimately lost steam to finish with $556.7 million. It wound up 3% behind last year's record return of $574.1 million.
Paramount Network TV has hired Reid Shane as senior vice president of production, replacing Jerry Goldman, who will segue into a longform production post at the studio.