Joseph K. Lucas has been upped to executive VP of sales and marketing for Paramount Intl. Television. As part of the promotion, Lucas will have an expanded role in directing Par's efforts to produce…
In an effort to shore up its position as the "media hub" of Asia, Hong Kong announced on Friday reforms to its outdated broadcasting regulations.
As Jack Nicholson might have put it, January trading at overseas cinemas is as good as it gets, thanks to "Titanic," "Tomorrow Never Dies" and a mix of other U.S. and European crowd-pleasers.
Three-time Oscar-winning song lyricist Alan Bergman has been appointed vice chair of the Governors Ball of the 70th Academy Awards. Bergman has been affiliated with the gala since 1992, when he…
After getting off to a chilly start, the Sundance Film Festival began to heat up Sunday as the sun came out over Park City and news of a number of high-profile acquisitions began to flow.
As all lovers and friends know, chemistry is something like witchcraft: It comes from somewhere, but why does it work -- or, when lovers break up, why does it fail?
Oscar and the British have long formed a mutual admiration society, but this may be the first time pundits are talking up the prospect of four -- perhaps even five -- best actress nominees hailing…
Hollywood has always loved a good comeback. During almost every Academy Awards season, the best career resurrection of the year is granted a nomination. Remember Fred Astaire sans dancing shoes…
For many years, the conventional Hollywood wisdom was that audiences were no longer interested in the past, whether it be conventional literary adaptations of classic novels or even that venerable…
As early as the 1940s when Raymond Chandler characterized the Oscar presentations as "destiny whistling through a hollow shell," the Academy Awards have either engendered in its adoring public an…