Unlike the Oscar and its Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences, which has 5,000-plus voting members, the non-profit HFPA's active voting journalists number only 86. They reside in the U.S. but…
Making a movie? Or a TV commercial? Does it need the added zip of, say, sweeping aerial combat footage, like something out of "Top Gun"? Or a nice Christmasy New York street scene, like something out…
Viacom has purchased a new based-on-a-true-life tale, "Stolen Love: A Child of Her Own." Written by first-time scripter Isabel Nady Storey, "Stolen" tells the story of a 28-year-old cocktail waitress…
Open up the record books: Carolco's "Cliffhanger" may become 1992's most expensive film production. Sources within and around the company say the picture will ultimately cost a minimum of $ 73…
Reversing a Hollywood tradition, Joe Roth is leaving his Fox Film Corp. post at the top of his game and under his own steam. When he moves into his new Burbank indie production offices next January…
Hollywood played its version of musical chairs again yesterday, as Fox Entertainment Group president Peter Chernin was appointed chairman of 20th Century Fox, replacing Joe Roth, who will ankle the…
Brandon Tartikoff's brief reign at Paramount Pictures is over.
It is common Hollywood theory that an incoming studio head has 18 months to put his stamp on the place and secure his job. Brandon Tartikoff, in his 15 months on the job, failed to do that--which…
Add Mitsubishi Corp. to the list of foreign investors taking a piece of the entertainment industry. The Japanese trading company is spending $ 26 million for Japanese TV rights to a cache of 180 to…
As struggling indie Carolco continues to bob in the water, two key employees have jumped ship. Senior TV division veep Rae Sanchini and veep of business affairs Jay Itzkowitz are leaving the Sunset…
After 4 1/2 years of Hollywood-style musical chairs, Randy Shilts' best-selling AIDS chronicle "And the Band Played On" finally goes before the cameras next month.
2016-2017 Oscar Predictions
- Playback: Jordan Peele on ‘Get Out’ and Art’s Role Under a Trump Regime
- ‘La La Land,’ ‘Doctor Strange,’ ‘The Crown’ Win Costume Designers Guild Awards
- Spirit Awards Hosts Nick Kroll and John Mulaney on Friendship, Indie Films and Day Drinking
- Final Oscar Predictions as the Season Hits the Home Stretch