Miramax's No. 1-ranked "Cop Land" collared $13.5 million in its opening weekend and helped the top 60 films book a $86.7 million total.
Specialized distribbery Cinepix Film Properties has formed a new genre division, Avalanche Releasing, to handle its non-arthouse fare and service deals.
"The Full Monty" (Fox Searchlight) stripped to $30,616 at the Landmark NuWilshire and $29,371 at the Laemmle Sunset 5.
The Carsey-Werner Co. has promoted Courtney B. Conte to the newly created position of executive vice president of production.
Newcomer Kevin Patrick Walls --- who co-stars with Wesley Snipes in New Line's upcoming pic "Blade" --- is set to star alongside fellow "Scream" alum Jamie Kennedy in the indie film "Stricken."
The Screen Actors Guild national nominating committee has endorsed SAG prez Richard Masur for another two-year term, SAG officials announced Monday.
Principal photography has started on "Mercury Rising," an action-thriller starring Bruce Willis and Alec Baldwin for Universal Pictures and Imagine Entertainment.
Susan M. Baker has been named director of development for Moll/Beallor Prods., where she'll be responsible for finding both television and film projects, according to company principals June Beallor…
Gaylord Entertainment Co. shareholders on Friday approved the $1.55 billion sale of Gaylord's two cable networks, the Nashville Network and Country Music Television, to CBS parent Westinghouse…
Backed by an estimated $10 million from private investors, Porchlight Entertainment is gearing up for a major expansion of its production and worldwide distribution activities over the next year.
Damon Wayans has parted ways with 20th Century Fox Television on a comedy series he was planning to star in and produce, possibly for the Fox network.