Japan is accelerating a massive cinema expansion that ought to further entrench the market as the U.S. majors' most lucrative territory outside the U.S.
CBS is scrapping a "60 Minutes" segment planned for this Sunday on anchor Dan Rather's interview with actor Bill Cosby.
Helmut Dietl's send-up of the Munich film world "Rossini --- or the Murderous Question of Who Slept With Whom," rocketed to No. 1 status at the box office last weekend, getting the German film…
The U.S. State Dept. alleged Thursday that Germany is discriminating against the Church of Scientology, noting that church members have been targets of boycotts and increased scrutiny by the German…
Tom Sherak, who has been widely recognized as the driving force behind the remarkable success of "Independence Day," has been promoted to chairman of 20th Domestic Film Group, a newly formed division…
Marco Bellocchio's "The Prince of Homburg," the sole competition entry from Italy in the upcom-ing Berlin Film Festival, has been withdrawn by its director and producers. The 11th-hour retreat now…
Personal manager Mark Shimmel is folding his management tent to join LaFace Records as chief operating officer.
Sweden's No. 2 cinema builder Sandrews has forged a new alliance with Norwegian media giant Schibsted in what could lead to the first truly pan-Nordic exhibition partnership.
Artist Hiro Yamagata, in collaboration with special effects company Ambrosia Prods., will design and exe-cute the decor for the 1997 Governors Ball.
Amid high drama, Spanish conglom Sogecable launched its 25-channel CanalSatelite Digital (CSD) Thursday --- despite desperate attempts by the Spanish government to block the bow. Sogecable is a joint…