Bear Stearns hired Clifford Friedman, a senior VP at Universal Studios, to set up a new media and communications venture capital effort, the firm said Wednesday.
Leo Jaffe, the onetime Columbia Pictures chieftain who not only turned his lot into an oasis for talented producers and directors but also helped set in motion the changes that would forever marry…
John Lennon sparked outrage when he joked that his band was more popular than Jesus Christ. But if the hype surrounding the third album from Oasis is to be believed, then today's controversy is…
Actor Mystro Clark has caught boogie fever. He's picking up the baton as the new host of "Soul Train," the syndicated weekly dance show that's hustling, bumping, grinding and freakin' into its 26th…
The gloves are off between specialized film heavyweight Miramax Films, a unit of the Walt Disney Co., and its newly energized rival October Films, which is majority-owned by Universal Studios.
The French government agency CDR's sale of the 1,000-title Epic film library is moving forward, CDR said Wednesday, as it disclosed the hiring of investment bank Furman Selz to handle the deal.
At least four top executives at Marvel Entertainment Group, including president and chief executive officer David Schreff, have been pinkslipped as part of the company's ongoing efforts to cut costs…
Screenwriter Joss Whedon, who created "Buffy the Vampire Slayer," is close to inking a four-year overall deal with 20th Century Fox TV and 20th Century Fox Filmed Entertainment.
ABC named a new head writer for "Port Charles," its fledgling "General Hospital" spinoff that's off to a slow start as a daytime serial.
Lesley Ann Warren, who recently brought the songs of Johnny Mercer to life in Broadway's "Dream," will star opposite Mario von Peebles in the independent film "Love Kills," which Peebles wrote and…
Director William Friedkin made another mark in showbiz last Thursday, this time on Hollywood Boulevard, where the helmer's star was unveiled on the Walk of Fame.