In the waning hours of the American Film Market, Trimark has picked up domestic rights to HandMade Films' romantic comedy "The Man With Rain in his Shoes" in a deal reportedly worth $2 million-$3…
Steve Leavitt has been tapped VP of national promotion for Mammoth Records. Coming to Mammoth after stints at A&M Records, RCA Records and DGC/Geffen, Leavitt will promote Mammoth artists in all…
The government of Victoria has approved an ambitious scheme to build an entertainment complex in Melbourne that will include a theme park operated by Paramount Parks, at least four film and TV…
The soundtrack to "Titanic" was the bestselling album in the nation for the eighth consecutive week, with 505,000 copies of the Sony Classical/Sony Music Soundtracks disc going home with consumers.
In a sign of growing jitters on Wall Street about sky-high stock prices, Walt Disney Co. stock dropped 5% to $104.68 Wednesday after two Wall Street analysts cut their second-quarter earnings…
For the first time since bailing out Australia's once financially crippled Network Ten, CanWest may soon find its preeminent position in the now hugely profitable web is vulnerable.
Showtime will become the first premium cabler to offer push-button buying, thanks to a deal with Alameda-based interactive electronics firm Wink Communications Inc.
GERMANY Andreas Wrede, 41, has resigned as programming director of German pay-TV web Premiere. Industry observers believe that Wrede is leaving his post at Premiere because the service has changed…
Dustin Hoffman, currently starring in both "Wag the Dog" and "Sphere," has been tapped to host the forthcoming TNT special "The Warner Bros. Story: No Guts, No Glory -- 75 Years of Award Winners"…
EXCLUSIVEColumbia Pictures has grabbed film rights to T. Coraghessan Boyle's comic novel "Budding Prospects," with "Full Monty" helmer Peter Cattaneo attached to helm, Col confirmed Wednesday.