"Shady Grove" isn't the first U.S. indie feature to get upgraded from a shortform school project simply because it could be; and it certainly isn't the first such pic wherein one periodically wonders…
Locomotion, which features 24-hour programming of animated shows, series and short films, has made its Latin American cable debut. The channel sports a new look with promo spots and station IDs and…
The Screen Actors Guild has announced the opening of a Puerto Rico office. An inauguration event is scheduled for Monday at the Caribe Hilton Hotel in San Juan.
Hicks Muse Tate & Furst Inc. agreed Wednesday to pay $850 million to buy No. 2 exhib United Artists Theater Circuit, giving the Dallas leveraged buyout firm the "platform" it wanted to consolidate…
Warner Bros. has sparked a storm among studios bidding for the 1,000-title Epic film library, by asserting that its homevid deal with MGM gives it ownership to the video rights on the Epic catalog…
Shooting has been postponed until February on a $7.5 million Irish black comedy called "Mattie," due to commence Nov. 3.
Stephen J. Sass has been named senior vice president of business affairs for NBC Studios.
One-time gains on sales of overseas operations helped United Artists Theater Circuit Inc.'s parent company post a third-quarter net profit of $3.3 million, compared with a loss of $2.1 million a year…
Climbing into the cinematic ring from which Robert De Niro and Sylvester Stallone emerged victorious, "Swingers" star Jon Favreau is in final talks to play pugilist Rocky Marciano in MGM's biopic…
The International Channel will give its U.S. viewers blocks of Star TV's Channel V Asian music programming beginning in January.
Debbie Allen has inked to direct a Children's Television Workshop-produced half-hour special examining the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. that's skedded for a Feb. 7 premiere on the Disney…