New Zealand helmer Lee Tamahori has inked to return to his native directing roots with the Larry Gross-penned drama "I Shall Not Die" for Interscope Communications, sources said Thursday.
Nina Jacobson, a senior production exec with DreamWorks, has ankled to become an exec VP of production with Walt Disney Pictures and Hollywood Pictures under prexy David Vogel, the studio announced…
The National Assn. of Broadcasters' board has endorsed a proposal that would allow satcasters to provide a package of programming that includes local TV station signals.
The PBS docu series "Frontline" grabbed the top award at Wednesday night's 56th annual Alfred I. duPont-Columbia University Journalism Awards -- known as the "Pulitzers of broadcast journalism."
Viacom chairman Sumner Redstone confirmed Wednesday that the entertainment conglomerate would sell the bulk of its Simon & Schuster publishing business in the next six months in a deal that will…
The Los Angeles Film Critics Assn.'s 23rd award luncheon Wednesday was largely a love-in between local film reviewers and their 1997 slate of favorites.
ABC Inc. prexy Bob Iger and ABC Sports/ESPN prez Steve Bornstein insisted Wednesday that they still have hopes of keeping football profitable, despite Disney's $9.2 billion hand-off to the NFL for…
Hollywood launches its annual onslaught on the tiny ski resort of Park City, Utah, today as the Sundance Film Festival gets under way.
Norwegian media conglom Schibsted and Swedish film group Sandrews are in final negotiations to merge their production, distribution, exhibition and video assets into a more powerful pan-Nordic…
Celebrated director and movie choreographer Stanley Donen will receive an honorary award at this year's Oscars in recognition of a lifetime of contributions to the motion picture industry.