Already the all-time worldwide B.O. champ after dethroning "Jurassic Park," the leviathan "Titanic" is poised to seize the mantle of highest-grossing film outside North America from the previously…
Brillstein-Grey Entertainment has optioned the film rights to "Unreasonable Men," a 47-page nonfiction book proposal by Elizabeth Weil about a motley band of commercial space flight pioneers.
Lakeshore Intl. has inked a 30-picture, multi-territory vid pact with Paramount, according to Rena Ronson, Lakeshore Intl. exec VP.
Spelling Entertainment Group Inc.'s fourth-quarter profit shrank to $2 million from $6.9 million a year earlier, it said Thursday, before a $40 million one-time charge to cover estimated costs of…
Gallic utilities giant Compagnie Generale des Eaux said Thursday there are no final terms set for a merger with media group Havas.
On Thursday, nearly everyone agreed that the unscripted moments at Wednesday night's 40th Grammy Awards made the otherwise perfunctory show more interesting. But there was equal consensus that the…
Capping a hotly contested bidding war, Polly Anthony, chief of 550 and Epic Records, has ponied up north of $3 million to nab the soundtrack rights to "Ally McBeal," according to sources.
Erick Ifergan's "Hollywood Salome" starring Vincent Gallo will receive its world premiere at the 1998 New York Underground Film Festival, which unspools March 18-22 at the Anthology Film Archives.
Wednesday's telecast of the Grammy Awards has presented CBS with a spectacular 17.0 rating, 27 share, up 27% from last year's tally and the highest-rated non-Oscars awardscast in the five years since…
A one-time $1.2 billion profit from the sale of TV stations and its interest in USA Network powered Viacom Inc. to a net profit of $558 million in the fourth quarter, it said Thursday, compared with…
Polygram Filmed Entertainment Canada has inked a non-exclusive output deal with upstart Vancouver-based distrib Red Sky Entertainment and Red Sky will handle most of Polygram's non-proprietary films…