Buena Vista's "Tarzan" outswung the week-old "Austin Powers" to win the weekend B.O. crown with a studio estimated $34.1 million opening, the second biggest debut ever for an animated feature.
Marking a generally juicy frame, the "Star Wars" prequel became the first film in history to reach $A20 million ($13 million) after just 14 days in Australia ("Independence Day" took 24 days). In…
Seventh Art Releasing has acquired worldwide rights to Parris Patton's docu, "Creature."
Warner Bros. has upped Mark Matheny to executive vice president, international licensing and studio stores franchise operations, Warner Bros. Consumer Products.
Robyn Astaire, Fred Astaire's widow, blitzed members of the California Assembly Judiciary Committee last week in an effort to dispel what she said were "blatantly bogus" claims made by opponents of a…
Polish-born scribe Janusz Glowacki has won Nantucket Film Fest's Tony Cox Award for his script "Hairdo." The fest, which runs through Saturday, spotlights the art of the screenplay.
Continuing a strategy of integrating its assets, SFX Entertainment will launch SFX.com this summer and position the site to serve a wide variety of customers, from sports fans to concertgoers.
Time Warner's TNT and TBS will give about $17 million back to cable operators to compensate for 32 pro-basketball games that weren't played during 1998-99 season because of the owners' lockout of…
Discovery Communications will promote Dawn McCall to prexy of Discovery Intl. from her current post as senior VP of Discovery Networks Latin America-Iberia.
"The Rose Seller," Victor Gaviria's pic about Colombian street kids, will open this year's Munich Filmfest June 26. Fest is set to showcase more than 100 films before the final curtain falls July 3.