Warner Bros. Records artist Tom Petty has been inked to appear in Kevin Costner's "The Postman," a futuristic actioner in which Costner stars and directs. The signing marks Petty's feature film debut.
Scandal was the big winner in the syndication ratings derby for the week ending June 22.
Universal Studios will dramatically scale back its plans to create a destination resort on its sprawling hillside property in Universal City, eliminating a family-oriented theme park, slicing the…
Ticketmaster has purchased the outstanding 50% equity interest in its Ticketmaster-Northwest joint venture for $12.5 million.
King World Prods. has closed deals in at least five more markets for its upcoming syndie talk-variety strip featuring Roseanne.
The fifth annual San Luis Obispo Intl. Film Festival is accepting indie docu entries for its George Sidney Independent Film Competition. Deadline for submissions is Aug. 1, with awards presented at…
It was a wonderful life. James Stewart, movie star, war hero, good citizen and just plain nice guy.
Cinar Films, the Montreal-based kids TV producer, has inked a deal to acquire educational publisher Carson-Dellosa Publishing Co. of Greensboro, N.C., for $40.5 million.
In a move that signals an important evolution for DreamWorks Records, the label has scored a coup by inking respected industry vet Bruce Tenenbaum as its first non-A&R exec hire. Though sources said…
Veteran Italian director Marco Bellocchio, whose "The Prince of Homburg" competed at Cannes this year, is among 10 jurors announced for the 50th Locarno Intl. Film Festival (Aug. 6-16).