The Directors Guild of America chose five first-time nominees for DGA's feature film honors Tuesday, another indication of the wide-open nature of this year's awards derby, as well as the strong…
Castle Rock/Sony's "Hamlet" was the exclusive box office king for the four-day holiday period.
Michael Siegel, the former powerhouse boutique lit agency owner who merged his heady client list with Creative Artists Agency two years ago, will leave the percentery to form his own literary…
Mayfair Entertainment has acquired all international rights to 27-year-old filmmaker Morgan J. Freeman's "Hurricane" for what sources familiar with the deal estimate to be more than $1 million.
Island Records has promoted Holly Ferguson from vice president to senior VP of the label's A&R division. Before joining Island in 1984, Ferguson worked in various capacities at Polygram, Infinity…
Umberto Giordano's "Fedora," an Italian opera about Czarist Russian exiles starring Placido Domingo in the role of Loris, will lead off L.A. Opera's 1997-98 season Sept. 3.
King World has sold its newsmag "Inside Edition" in 90 markets, including all of the top 10, for next season. ABC O&O WLS Chicago, and KHOU Houston have renewed "Inside Edition" through the year 2000.
The U.K.'s annual cinema admissions are on course to reach 180 million by the year 2000, according to a report from exhibition analyst Dodona Research.
Richard Licata, senior vice president of publicity and public relations of Fox Broadcasting Co., has been named chairman of the Television Publicity Executive Committee. NBC VP of entertainment press…
Danger, Will Robinson: Gary Oldman is in final talks to star as the persnickety Dr. Smith in the film version of the hit 1960s TV skein "Lost in Space" for New Line Cinema, the studio confirmed…
Artear, Argentina's second largest broadcaster, is setting up a Miami-based distribbery to handle growing export sales.