The Montana set for the CBS miniseries "Return to Lonesome Dove" was mighty lonely for a time Tuesday after IATSE workers shut production of the TV pic for half a day, complaining that RHI…
California Sen. Dianne Feinstein may partner with a political opposite on a musical copyright bill. Democrat Feinstein and fellow Senate copyright subcommittee member Orrin Hatch (R-Utah) are…
A screenwriter has filed suit to stop production of a Barry Levinson film starring Joe Pesci because he claims it's based on his script.
Broadcasters, cable TV operators and other industries regulated by the FCC would be hit with new federal user fees under an 11th-hour fundraising scheme added to President Clinton's budget…
The Hollywood Madam saga took another sordid swipe at the film industry Wednesday as police arrested producer/director Ivan Nagy on charges of running his own call-girl ring for clients in the biz.
Melvin Simon Prods. Inc. has sued Viacom Intl. Inc. for allegedly consistently being late on making quarterly payments under a 1978 distribution deal.
The Women's Steering Committee of the Directors Guild of America has elected three co-chairwomen for the coming year. Jane Dawson, director and Board of Trustees member of the DGA/WGAW Women's…
The Grateful Dead have sued Warner Bros. Records and Warner Bros.
A judge refused to throw out a claim of sexual harassment against the star and co-star of "The Wonder Years" but dismissed a claim against a third actor Wednesday.
Control of French rights to the MGM/UA catalog may change hands. French rights giant UGC DA confirmed Tuesday that it is in negotiations with a view to a possible takeover of fellow rights holder…