In keeping with its habit of shelling out big bucks for talent, Universal Pictures has offered Michelle Yeoh $1 million to star opposite Martin Lawrence in the buddy action/comedy "Confucius Brown,"…
Signaling a move toward becoming a bigger force in the music industry while significantly raising its profile with cable viewers, the Box has merged with TCI Music.
Russian authorities appear ready to take major new steps in their fight against piracy fol-lowing meetings Tuesday between Russian Prime Minister Victor Chernomydrin and U.S. reps.
Paramount Pictures and producers Gary Levinsohn and Mark Gordon's Mutual Film Co. have chosen a re-lease date and a new title for their Christian Slater/Morgan Freeman starrer, formerly known as "The…
In the second significant restructuring at MCA Records in as many months, the label is expected to tap Nancy Levin as its new promotion chief.
Vincent D'Onofrio and Salma Hayek have been cast in Cineville's "The Velocity of Gary," an offbeat ro-mantic-comedy love triangle that begins principal photography in New York City in early September.
Senate Commerce Committee chairman John McCain (R-Ariz.) has agreed to block the White House's choice for FCC commissioner if the nominee does not meet the approval of Sen. Ernest Hollings (D-S.C.)…
Comedian Chris Elliott and three other actors have joined the cast of NBC's "The Naked Truth," which will air at 9:30 p.m. Mondays this fall.
The battle for cable carriage in New York between Time Warner Cable and Rupert Murdoch's News Corp. --- one of the most acrimonious legal fights ever waged by media companies --- will end today with…
Chinese Television Network, which was taken over by a Taiwanese media conglomerate in March, has finalized its management team, naming Lin Kwok Hang general manager.
Will there be a three-peat in the major category nominations for the 49th annual Primetime Emmy Awards? And if there is, will the viewing audience be able to stop yawning long enough to make it…