Miramax Films confirmed yesterday that it has acquired all North American rights to Columbia TriStar Home Video's "Fortress," which will be distributed to 800-plus screens this fall.
Jack Lang, who redefined French culture to include rap and graffiti during a decade as culture minister, passed the torch to a Gaullist militant leaning more toward tradition.
"Beethoven," the family dog from hell that cleaned up at the box office last year, is coming to the Fox network next season as part of its Monday prime time movie lineup.
The jury in a television trial of James Earl Ray has found him not guilty of the murder of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. The verdict was returned after a 10-day trial of Ray presented by HBO and Thames…
David Cascoigne, chairman of the New Zealand Film Commission for eight years , left the post Wednesday upon the expiration of his current term.
While Wilmington, N.C., police continue to investigate the death of actor Brandon Lee, several motion picture prop masters told Daily Variety that responsibility for the fatal shooting (still being…
Lisa Millman has been promoted from senior director to VP, press and artist development, at Elektra Records.
TCI stock drop 13% Cable industry stocks were battered on Friday in the wake of the FCC's rollback of cable rates, with Tele-Communications Inc., the nation's largest cablecaster, falling $ 2.37 to $…
Mel Gibson squared off against Eddie Murphy in the U.K. last week and Gibson's "Forever Young" was the clear winner over not-so-fast Eddie's latest pic, the D.C.-based "The Distinguished Gentleman.".
Daily Variety won the trophy for most improved trade publication Friday night at the 36th annual Maggie Awards Banquet, sponsored by the Western Publications Assn.
Hewlett-Packard Co., the nation's second-largest computer maker, wants a slice of the interactive TV market.