China has backed away from a threatened crackdown on the territory's broadcasters. But the move comes as it went ahead this week with plans to water down civil liberties after the July 1 handover by…
Startup costs on megaplex openings wiped out AMC Entertainment Inc.'s earnings in the three months to Dec. 26, cutting its net profit to $419,000 from $5.3 million a year earlier.
Actor Jon Lovitz has dropped out of an Off Broadway production of John Patrick Shanley's "Psychopathia Sexualis" less than a week before the play's first preview on Jan. 28.
Frank Darabont has sealed a two-picture deal with Castle Rock Entertainment, the company that produced his first directorial effort "The Shawshank Redemption," which he adapted from a novella by…
Peter O'Connell has been tapped as a director of Kerry Packer's PBL Enterprises, with special responsibility for Packer's new moves into gaming.
Lakeshore Entertainment has acquired the international rights to "Dream With the Fishes." The North American rights are still available. Information was wrong in Wednesday's story.
Toronto-based film and TV production and distribution company Norstar Entertainment has opened a Los Angeles office to handle domestic sales and licensing. The office will be headed up by Dave…
War. Wall Street. Rock 'n' Roll. Crime. Politics. What's left for Oliver Stone to tackle but sports ... specifically, the National Football League.
BBC Worldwide has carried out a far-reaching restructuring of its distribution arm, with new expanded roles for its sales honchos in the Americas and Asia Pacific, and the closure of the combo's…
Adrienne Shelly's "Sudden Manhattan," a romantic comedy of a woman pursued by a series of offbeat suit-ors, will be the maiden release of Phaedra Cinema, a distribution/production company begun by…