Brendan Fraser, tropically hot off the nearly $100 million domestic perf of "George of the Jungle," has inked to star in "Blast From the Past" for New Line Cinema, the studio confirmed Monday.
A spicy "Gumbo" and smooth "R&B '98" specials are headed for syndication. House of Blues Entertainment and the Larry Thompson Organization are teaming to produce a new weekly music/pop culture hour…
Despite a 24% drop in the U.K. box office on the weekend of Princess Diana's funeral, when big boys like "Conspiracy Theory," "Men In Black" and "Bean" dipped an average of 49%, Fox's boisterous Brit…
With the opening night of the much-ballyhooed musical "Rent" being used as its greeting card, a new showbiz-culturebiz liaison group, the Entertainment Council, is being launched to cement a…
The business practices at a famous --- and famously maverick --- indie production company are about to be thrust into the spotlight.
Fox Searchlight's "The Full Monty" continued to bare its bums and top the exclusive box office roster.
Bowing to the inevitable, high-end effects and computer-graphics workstation kingpin Silicon Graphics Inc. confirmed Monday it would be manufacturing a line of products that, for the first time in…
Italy's top film producer and distributor, Vittorio Cecchi Gori, has joined forces with former RAI general director and state-owned telecom company STET president Biagio Agnes.
Digital videodiscs (DVD), heir apparent to the immense homevideo industry, moved a giant step closer to marketplace viability Thursday when Disney lent the technology an all important seal of…
The death of Princess Diana in the wee hours of Aug. 31 launched network TV on its most exhaustive coverage of extended mourning since the assassination of President John F. Kennedy nearly 34 years…
Robert Duvall's $5 million gamble paid off Saturday as October Films shelled out about $6 million for worldwide rights to his film "The Apostle," which had its world premiere at the Toronto Intl…