Charging that they have not been paid in 30 years for the punk rock classics "Roadrunner" and "Pablo Picasso," along with 83 other recordings, Jonathan Richman and the Modern Lovers are suing…
Despite unprecedented downpours and unanticipated mob scenes, the latest edition of the Palm Springs Film Festival ended Monday in drier, less hectic conditions, capped with a 15% jump in ticket…
One year after the Janet Jackson Super Bowl incident, a chilling effect has impacted TV content, Fox Entertainment prexy Gail Berman said Monday.
Virginia Mayo, the glamorous blond beauty who was one of the most popular film stars of the 1940s and 50s, died Monday of pneumonia in Thousand Oaks. She was 84.
Disney Feature Animation has committed to make "Toy Story 3" -- without Pixar -- basing the next installment of the blockbuster animation franchise on a script by young writer Jared Stern.
ESPN Intl. has drawn up a new contract that extends its 15-year relationship with the National Basketball Assn. The NBA's other major cable-TV partner, TNT, has put together the most elaborate…
"Alexander" scored its second straight victory at the foreign box office, easily outdistancing rivals during an otherwise mild weekend frame, with $14.5 million at 3,600 playdates in 51 territories.
Samuel L. Jackson will return as host of the 20th annual Independent Spirit Awards. He previously hosted the kudofest in 1996 and 1997.
ABC has sent a message to its rivals: You might want to keep your big events off Sunday night. NBC's telecast of the Golden Globes took a significant ratings hit Sunday, proving no match for the…
Andrew Lloyd Webber has quietly entered discussions to sell off four London theaters, representing just under a third of his portfolio of West End playhouses.
Fox is stepping up to the plate in the made-for-DVD movie arena with "The Sandlot 2" on April 26. This is the first of Fox's planned slate of original movies based on studio properties produced…