Frank Zappa, the avant-garde rock 'n' roll legend who tested commercial and critical boundaries at every turn, died Saturday of prostate cancer. He was 52.
CBS News Prods. will produce an original series for the Arts & Entertainment network, "The Twentieth Century," based on the CBS News series recounting historical events that aired on the network from…
The trend was downward on the Los Angeles-New York exclusives roster, with quite a few pix taking big falls. Even Miramax's popular "Like Water for Chocolate" took some hits, as did, to one extent or…
Meg Ryan is stepping up activities under her Fandango banner at 20th Century Fox, with plans to star in "Best Friends," a dark comedy produced by Anne Harrison.
French Culture Minister Jacques Toubon has reiterated that Paris is still trying to have film and television kept out of the General Agreement on Tariffs & Trade. But the official acknowledged that…
Nickelodeon Pictures has purchased Jesse Alexander's "Sprint" as its first film project under a two-year, first-look production deal at 20th Century Fox.
Randy Newman, who wholeheartedly embraced Los Angeles in "I Love L.A.," is heading for a much hotter place than the sunny shores of Southern California.
Confirming one of D.C.'s hottest rumors, the U.S. Telephone Assn. on Monday named White House deputy chief of staff Roy Neel president of the telco lobbying org, effective March 1.
Gallic pubcaster president Herve Bourges brought one of France's longest-running TV sagas to an end Monday by announcing that he will not stand for a second term.
Wind Dancer Production Group confirmed that Felicity Huffman will be replaced on the upcoming ABC comedy series "Thunder Alley."
Singer Donna Summer has signed a long-term recording pact with Mercury Records, reuniting the former queen of disco with the label that distributed many of her '70s chart-toppers such as "Love to…