In a rare case of a jury verdict wholeheartedly endorsed by the critical cognoscenti, Japanese actor-director Takeshi Kitano's lyrical drama about a remorseful ex-cop, "Hana-bi," was awarded the…
Paramount Parks is downplaying rumors of a rift threatening the outlook for its oft-delayed Star Trek: The Experience attraction at the Las Vegas Hilton.
Lance B. Taylor on Friday was named vice president of current comedy programming at Fox Broadcasting Co., replacing Mark Ganshirt, who left the company the same day.
Strand Releasing has acquired domestic distribution rights to the documentary "Ayn Rand --- A Sense of Life."
Columbia and "Forrest Gump" producer Wendy Finerman have made a deal on "Yes We Can," a fact-based inspirational story to be scripted by Dennis Hackin about a hard-nosed football coach in Michigan…
EMI Music Publishing has tapped Steve Backer as exec veep of its West Coast operation. In the newly created post, Backer will oversee the operation of the publisher's L.A. outpost, as well as sign…
Coming off a generally splendid summer overseas, the early fall looks fabulous as three U.S. summer hits --- "Air Force One," "Face/Off" and "My Best Friend's Wedding" --- are rolling out…
Thursday night's "MTV Video Music Awards" telecast earned the show the third-highest ratings in its 14-year history: a 7.5 rating/12 share in MTV homes, or some 5.2 million households. It represents…
Warner Bros. TV has inked a two-year overall deal with writer-producer Bennie R. Richburg Jr., co-executive producer of "The Jamie Foxx Show" on the WB.
The Independent Feature Project and the Director's Guild of America will co-host a tribute to director Gordon Parks Sr. and the recently created Gordon Parks Independent Film Awards at the DGA…