Universal is moving ahead with a screen version of "Archie," based on the 55-year-old comic book saga of students at Riverdale High.
Jack Nicholson and Helen Hunt, stars of "As Good as It Gets," took top acting honors for film at the Screen Actors Guild Awards Sunday. The awards, presented for only the fourth time, also featured a…
Oliver Stone's Illusion Entertainment has joined forces with Zaloom-Marfield Prods. to craft a two-hour docu for Turner Original Prods. and TBS Superstation, recounting the final months before the…
Televisa has posted strong profits for 1997, but satcaster operations pushed its results into the red for the fourth quarter and are expected to remain a drain for several years.
Spike Lee will present the keynote speech at the Independent Spirit Awards March 21. The filmmaker joins such distinctive film personalities as Oliver Stone, Francis Coppola and Jim Sheridan in…
Dan Jinks, who ran producer Martin Bregman's company for five years, has set up a producing partnership with Bruce Cohen, a producer of "Mouse Hunt" and "The Flintstones."
The legal maneuvering continued last week between Miramax Films and Columbia Pictures over the worldwide marketing campaign for Columbia's horror pic "I Know What You Did Last Summer."
Japanese movie studio Shochiku Co., still reeling from a management shake-up, said on Thursday it is expected to post its first net loss in a quarter century for the year ended Feb. 28. The company…
Michael Roth has been named director of communications for Staples Center by the L.A. Arena Co. Roth will oversee marketing and communications for the new complex and act as corporate liaison to the…
Silvio Berlusconi's TV group Mediaset has set up a company in Ireland called Mediaset Ireland, specializing in the trade of TV rights.
Jack Valenti's annual state-of-the-industry address will kick off the domestic component of ShoWest '98 Tuesday. While there was considerable change, even upheaval, in the distribution sector last…