Tom Wilkinson, one of the cheeky lads in the full-frontal hit "The Full Monty," has been cast in the upcoming thriller "Rush Hour," which New Line Cinema begins shooting Nov. 30.
German weblet RTL2 has acquired a package of films and series worth 200 million marks ($115 million) from RTL, Germany's No. 1 commercial network.
Ted Turner romped into the U.K. Tuesday with both guns blazing and Jane Fonda in attendance, his first visit in years.
Aussie producer, director and writer Frank Howson has teamed with his cousin, showbiz reporter John-Michael Howson, to form Saint Kilda Prods.
If the October book is any indication, "Jerry Springer" is going to have a November sweep to remember.
The Hollywood Foreign Press Assn. will bestow upon Shirley MacLaine the 1998 Cecil B. DeMille award for her outstanding contribution to entertainment. HFPA will present the award to MacLaine at the…
Boosted by a clutch of recent successes, EU competition chief Karel Van Miert on Wednesday warned German giants Kirch, Bertelsmann and Deutsche Telecom they could face massive fines if they implement…
Universal is developing a sitcom for CBS that stars actor Joe Pantoliano ("EZ Streets") and is executive produced by Mark Driscoll ("Ellen"), writer-director Ron Shelton ("Bull Durham") and feature…
The lion's roar turned away the mouse Wednesday when an L.A. Superior Court jury decided unanimously to disallow Walt Disney Studios' claim to the MGM name and logo for a projected European theme…
Cinergi Pictures Entertainment chairman Andrew Vajna has "expressed interest" in buying the soundtrack to "Evita," Cinergi said in an SEC filing Wednesday.
Mexico's Academy of Film Arts and Sciences has chosen Arturo Ripstein's "Profundo Carmesi" ("Deep Crimson") as its entry for an Oscar in the best foreign-language film category.