Sony's "Men in Black" zapped an estimated $19 million over the weekend, becoming the first film of the summer to rule the fickle box office universe for three consecutive frames.
An actor last week suffered smoke inhalation when a cooling fan inside his Barney suit short-circuited during filming of the TV show.
After years of complications, "A Simple Plan" is finally getting a cast and a start date. "Titanic" star Bill Paxton and "Sling Blade" star Billy Bob Thornton are back in negotiations to topline the…
Oz producer-distribber Southern Star has tapped Ian Irvine as chairman of London-based entertainment group Circle Communications.
Bertelsmann Music Group posted record revenue of $4.4 billion for the fiscal year 1996-97, which included record profits in both its international and domestic operations.
Japan's Supreme Court ruled Thursday that copyright protection for Popeye is no longer valid, arguing the 50-year term of the protection had expired.
While Denzel Washington is in New York starring for Spike Lee in "He Got Game," the Oscar-winning thesp is being courted for two high-profile pics.
Leila Abraham Loria has been named this week head of Galaxy Brazil, which offers the leading direct-to-home service in the country, DirecTV. Loria will replace Jacques Wladimirski, who headed the…
In a wide-ranging state-of-the-biz session with reporters Sunday, studio TV chieftains sounded the alarm on rising costs for inexperienced talent.
While the rest of the country still waits for the film version of the Titanic to arrive, New Yorkers now have a culinary version of the epic sea disaster in addition to a musical one.