Indie label success story Creed owned the bestselling album in the nation for the second consecutive week, according to sales data released Wednesday.
The National Book Foundation announced Wednesday its 20 finalists for the 1999 National Book Awards in Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, and Young People's Literature.
Producer Laura Bickford has inked a first-look deal with Lawrence Bender Prods.
Senior talent agent Peter Levine -- who reps such thesps as Brendan Fraser and Matthew Perry -- is ankling the William Morris Agency and is expected to join Creative Artists Agency later this month.
Academy Award-winning screenwriters will address violence, sex and why certain scripts sell at the 2nd Annual AFI Screenwriters Weekend, part of the weeklong AFI Los Angeles Intl. Film Festival.
Sam Maser, a former program director at the London Jewish Film Festival and the Hamptons Film Festival, has been named program director of the Tribeca Film Center's "First Look" series.
Kate Winslet has committed to play the tragic heroine of Emile Zola's 19th century novel "Therese Raquin" in a new bigscreen adaptation to shoot next year.
After four years at Universal, Penny Marshall is moving her Parkway Prods. banner to Sony. The three-year, first-look Columbia deal commences immediately.
Columbia TriStar Interactive has upped Andrew Schneider to the newly created post of veep of programming.
Disney affiliate DIC Entertainment signed an agreement Tuesday with Ameko Entertainment, a South Korean firm, to co-produce three animation series starting with "Super Duper Sumos."
"Judging Amy" co-exec producers Dawn Prestwich and Nicole Yorkin have inked a multiyear overall development deal with 20th Century Fox Television.