Disney's "A Civil Action" is being embraced by a coalition of environmental groups, but the studio's not sure it wants to be hugged.
Paul Schrader, who penned "Taxi Driver" and "Raging Bull," will receive the Writers Guild of America's highest honor at the union's annual awards fest on Feb. 20.
Academy Award-winning screenwriter Frank R. Pierson (“Dog Day Afternoon”) has signed with Creative Artists Agency. Pierson, whose other credits in-clude “Cat Ballou” and “Cool Hand Luke,” recently…
Viacom Inc. received antitrust approval for the sale of its publishing businesses to Pearson PLC, it said Monday, allowing the $4.6 billion deal to close Friday.
Thesp-turned-talker Charles Grodin will keep yakking on MSNBC through 2000.
The effort to bring DreamWorks to Howard Hughes' old aircraft factory -- one of the most complicated and contentious real-estate deals in recent Los Angeles history -- was at last resolved Monday…
The Stephen Sondheim revue "Putting It Together," starring Carol Burnett, has broken three more box office records at the Mark Taper Forum.
EMI's share price fell sharply Monday in the wake of both German media giant Bertelsmann and Rupert Murdoch denying they were interested in acquiring the embattled music major.
After sitting down Friday to discuss a new contract for the first time in seven weeks, ABC and the National Assn. of Broadcast Employees & Technicians have agreed to talk again Nov. 30.
Broadcasters are taking a beating in the Big Apple this November. Thanks to continuing gains by cable, unseasonably fair weather and the lack of any blockbuster events, five of Gotham's six major…
Thesp Natasha Lyonne will next turn her attention to pep rallies and pompons as the lead femme in Ignite Entertainment's "But I'm a Cheerleader."
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