Hans Ottosson has been appointed by the Swedish Film Institute to take the place of Lars Engqvist, the former institute topper who moved over last month to become Sweden's Minister of Integration.
Best-selling crime novelist James Ellroy ("L.A. Confidential") has inked a deal with Paramount to pen his first TV drama pilot, a project for NBC dubbed "L.A. Sheriff's Homicide."
Sony Corp. reported Thursday that net income for fiscal 1998 and the fourth quarter was up 59.2% and 68.2%, respectively, on double-digit sales gains, with the pictures and music divisions both…
Domestic Film DAILY
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No Good Deed
No Good Deed1Daily:$1.0M Cumulative:$29.9M Sony / Screen Gems -11.16%
Guardians of the Galaxy
Guardians of the Galaxy2Daily:$557,622 Cumulative:$308.5M Disney -4.92%
Dolphin Tale 2
Dolphin Tale 23Daily:$459,663 Cumulative:$18.1M Warner Brothers -9.19%
Going some way to show that 1998 will at last see a recovery for Mexican film, new state production fund, Foprocine, has approved $4.8 million in financing for an initial seven pics, two of which are…
Warner Bros. has written a low-six-figure check to option the Lois Duncan novel "Daughters of Eve" for Joel Silver to produce, with rookie scribe Carla Lane attached to adapt the screenplay…
ABC's Saturday-morning kids block surged ahead of five-year broadcast champ Fox in viewership for the season to date, but cable net Nickelodeon still ranks No. 1 for kids in the daypart.
Leonardo DiCaprio and his "Titanic" shipmates ruled the Japanese box office for the "Golden Week" national holidays in late April and early May. Golden Week is the third-largest box office season in…
Sales and distribution company Cinequanon Pictures Intl. has launched its own domestic releasing label, CQN Releasing, to be headed by arthouse vet Peter Marai.
Robin Williams and director Christopher Columbus are in talks to reunite on "Bicentennial Man," a Nick Kazan-scripted adaptation of an Isaac Asimov short story for Hollywood Pictures, sources said.
Endemol Entertainment has inked a 15 million guilder ($7.53 million) deal with RTL Television in Germany to produce nine episodes of the new "John Sinclair" drama series.