A bank syndicate has come up with $ 4.5 billion to help pay for Viacom Intl.'s proposed acquisition of Paramount Communications.
Greystone Communications will pad its status next year as the most prolific program supplier to the Arts & Entertainment Network, with two more historical documentaries joining its three ongoing…
Brett Butler, star of ABC's highly rated new sitcom "Grace Under Fire," has signed with the Gersh Agency.
Julia Roberts closed a deal late Tuesday night to play Dr. Jekyll's chambermaid, as TriStar Pictures and the actress's agent confirmed that she has agreed to star as "Mary Reilly."
Though the town has been abuzz with several front-burner MGM/UA script titles for a few weeks now, United Artists prexy John Calley announced Tuesday that the banner's first acquisition is the…
Fox Broadcasting Co. will again air "Roc" live on Nov. 23 for the birth of the couple's baby. Viewers will be able to call in to name the child, with proceeds going to the National Safe Kids campaign.
Kathryn Bigelow and her First Light company have signed a two-year first-look directing deal with 20th Century Fox, sources said.
Mickey Mouse might be moving to Times Square, but legit honchos want to know who's supplying the cheese.
Barbra Streisand will end a 27-year absence from public concert appearances with two performances at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, the singer's representatives confirmed Tuesday.
Larry Estes, considered one of the most influential studio executives in the U.S. independent-movie community, has ankled as senior veepee of Columbia TriStar Home Video to take a producing deal with…