Julia Stiles (“Wicked”) will star opposite Freddie Prinze Jr. in Kris Isaacson’s “Down to You” for Miramax Films. Stiles, who most recently appeared in the NBC miniseries “The ’60s,” will appear in a…
Digital animation studio Pixar said Wednesday that Lawrence Levy will exit as chief financial officer and exec VP at the end of this month, for personal reasons.
The Hollywood Foreign Press Assn. has approved a rule change that will increase the number of foreign films that are eligible for the group's Golden Globe awards.
Carlton Communications has bought Bob Geldof's indie TV company Planet 24 for a reported $24 million.
Livent is expected to announce as early as today that it will shutter its decade-old Toronto production of "The Phantom of the Opera" at the Pantages Theater after its 10th anniversary in late…
Warner Bros. Domestic Television Distribution has pinned senior VP stripes on four veteran sales execs.
Multiplex operator Cinemaxx saw its intake increase by 42% last year to DM289 million marks ($163 million) while revenues were up by 44% to $136 million, the company announced Wednesday.
Kevin Hooks has signed to direct the Ice Cube vehicle "Pimp" for Fine Line Features. Pic, scripted by Rob Weiss and Bruce Rubenstein, is based on the life of Robert "Iceberg Slim" Beck, an infamous…
Pearson, the British publishing and television group, made solid progress in 1998, with operating profit up 19% to £389 million ($607 million) and sales up 4% to $3.74 billion.
Aiming to revive Argentina's moribund homevid industry, retailer Blockbuster is pressing hard for a reduction in the country's 34.5% tax on video.
Miramax Films has acquired a newspaper story that will be adapted for the screen by Brent Briscoe and Mark Fauser as "The Hillbilly Heist."