The national box office finally passed 1998's former record pace Friday, finishing the weekend with a $3.05 billion cume. Strong debuts for Disney's animated "Tarzan" and Paramount's dramatic…
A day after MGM announced that it will exit United Intl. Pictures in November 2000, UIP presented MGM's latest release "The Thomas Crown Affair" to Euro exhibitors at Cinema Expo Intl.
Ecco Press, recently acquired by HarperCollins, has purchased world publishing rights to Joyce Carol Oates' "Blonde," her fictionalized but carefully researched account of the life of Marilyn Monroe.
Taking advantage of his long-standing friendship with Stanley Kubrick and his family to secure bragging rights to the first published review of "Eyes Wide Shut," vet London Evening Standard film…
Discovery Communications is splitting up its international responsibilities into a dual presidency, positioning Dawn McCall to focus on the day-to-day operations and Donald Wear to deal with…
Paula Askanas has been upped to senior veep of media relations and promotion for Columbia TriStar TV.
The terrific summer weather at the ArtFilm Festival's opening weekend didn't last, and heavy rain is keeping the buoyant spirits limited to indoor activities such as screenings, seminars, concerts…
MGM has bought a comedy spec script by James-Patrick Stoteraux and Chad Fiveash for Original Film. Setting is college spring break; Neal Moritz and Brad Luff will produce.
Entering on camel-back, Universal vid execs gave an appropriately splashy kickoff to the vid launch of "The Mummy," which will bow Sept. 28, backed by an extensive campaign to herald its release.
Michael MacMillan, chairman and CEO of Alliance Atlantis Communications, will be the dinner chairman of the 27th Intl. Emmy Awards gala Nov. 22 in New York.