The loose end in the long-running Spider-Man litigation took centerstage Wednesday as Viacom Intl. Inc. pressed its claim that it owns television rights to any Spider-Man film.
The third annual New York Women's Film Fest kicks off April 22 at the NYU's Cantor Film Center with a presentation of Shirley Clarke's drama-verite classic "The Connection."
Disney, Wind Dancer settle Disney and Wind Dancer have “amicably resolved” the lawsuit filed by the producers of “Home Improvement” charging that Disney had sold the show to ABC at a price below…
Think of them as Trailers Lite. In hopes of increasing the chances that their coming attractions will play as intros to the upcoming "Star Wars" prequel, several studios are considering creating…
ESPN, accused of soaking cable operators for stratospheric license fees, has decided to give back some ad time.
With "Analyze This" poised to break the $100 million mark at the box office, its co-author Kenneth Lonergan is gearing up to break a barrier of his own.
The Broder, Kurland, Webb, Uffner Agency is in talks to acquire literary boutique Renaissance Talent & Literary Agency. The two firms would merge staffs of their Los Angeles offices. BKWU declined…
Steven M. Ross, executive vice president and general manager of 20th Century Fox Licensing and Merchandising, has been upped to president of the division within Fox Consumer Products.
Betty Kaplan has signed to direct "Calle Ocho," the first pic from a slate of four being developed by fledgling Miami-based indie Royal Pictures.
Indonesia's beleaguered president B.J. Habibie admits he's never seen an Indonesian film, but his government is taking the first steps to assist the moribund local film industry.
TBS has commissioned Avenue Pictures to produce "Thrill Seekers," an original movie dealing with time travel, for cablecasting on the network in October 1999.