In its third edition, the 1997 Los Angeles Independent Film Festival (April 3-7) features 16 world premieres among its 20 films, three feature documentaries and 34 shorts.
Reports that Time Warner's vice chairman, Ted Turner, is gung ho to merge Court TV with the struggling CNNfn have driven a wedge between Time Warner and NBC.
He's featured in interviews in the boxing docu "When We Were Kings." Now, novelist-pugilist-auteur Norman Mailer is going another round: He's attached to direct the fictional boxing drama "Ringside,"…
New releases: "Donnie Brasco" (TriStar) made $11.2 million, good for $7,450 on 1,503 and second place. "Booty Call" (Col) sashayed to $6.4 million in fourth, for $5,030 on 1,272.
Rhino Films and Summit Entertainment are in final negotiations on international rights to "Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas," the screen version of the notorious Hunter Thompson novel that was first…
It's trivial, to be sure, but it's not nothing. A New York judge ruled last week that a trivia book on "Seinfeld," the Peacock sitcom "about absolutely nothing," infringed on the show's copyright.
Fox's reissue of "The Empire Strikes Back" led the weekend with an estimated $12.6 million, but TriStar's "Donnie Brasco" mobsters were shooting it out right behind with $11.2 million.
"Bob & Margaret," meet "Dr. Katz: Professional Therapist." Cable's Comedy Central has ordered 13 episodes of "Bob & Margaret," a new animated series from Snowden Fine Animation and Nelvana Ltd.…
Management/production company Banner Entertainment has established a domestic theatrical distribution arm headed by former Orion Pictures marketing veep, Bob Berney.
The recently departed drama and comedy development chiefs at Warner Bros. TV have rejoined their former boss Leslie Moonves in two newly created positions at CBS Prods.
The amount Canadian broadcasters pay for rights to U.S. TV programs could be capped to prevent bidding wars if recent musings by Canadian Heritage minister Sheila Copps become government policy.
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