Just as stars are required to open a big film, they're also the key to opening a big trial. Set to appear Feb. 10 in the High Court in London are Michael Douglas and Catherine Zeta-Jones, as they…
The 65-year effort to marry SAG and AFTRA may finally take -- though it's never a sure thing when SAG is involved. The latest attempt is being pitched as "a consolidation" rather than a merger…
Movie and TV stars, directors and other industryites took to the streets last month to protest the reinstatement of a 10% VAT -- value added tax -- which had been suspended for eight years.
Peru's Elvira de la Puente blends two passions -- acting and politics. A stage, film and TV actress, de la Puente was still filming the local soap "Pobre Diabla" in 2000 when she was elected to…
The shareholder litigation challenging Disney's $140 million 1996 severance payout to Michael Ovitz has moved into the discovery process.
Longtime media and entertainment financial analyst Christopher Dixon is ankling UBS Warburg -- the latest big-name departure as Wall Street firms continue to retrench.
Vivendi Universal broke a six-day silence about a management shakeup at Canal Plus Group on Thursday, also announcing that the troubled pay TV group would not be floated or sold.
Reminding the divided ranks that he's in control, Federal Communications Commission chair Michael Powell made it clear Thursday that Democratic commish Michael Copps had no authority to schedule…
Pixar posted a 31% jump in fourth-quarter profit Thursday as the Steve Jobs-controlled animation studio closed the year with monstrous homevid revenue from Disney co-production "Monsters, Inc."
Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton said Thursday that the L.A. law firm has named three more partners for its newly formed entertainment practice.
Gemstar-TV Guide International has reached a settlement with the U.S. Dept. of Justice over allegations of collusion, or "unlawful coordination of activities," between Gemstar and TV Guide before the…