With Bruce Willis on hand and a complete lineup of films from the recently departed film great Akira Kurosawa, the 11th edition of the Tokyo Intl. Film Festival opened on Saturday.
Movie projectionists returned to work at Loews Cineplex theaters in Chicago Friday, after signing a three-year contract which brought to an end the company's six-month lockout.
October box office smashed all previous records for the month, ascending to $454.7 million for the month to shatter both prior B.O. and attendance benchmarks.
Universal Studios parent Seagram Co. Ltd. finally received clearance from the Securities & Exchange Commission Friday to proceed with its tender offer for Polygram Holdings, but only after the…
Unapix Entertainment has acquired theatrical rights to "The Texas Chainsaw Massacre" and is in pre-production on a 25th anniversary installment of the classic slasher pic.
Paramount Pictures has acquired Elinor Lipman's upcoming novel, "The Ladies' Man," for producer Donald De Line.
Miramax Films has hired scribes Steve Susco and John Weidner to pen the screen adaptation of the comic book "Ghosting" for its genre unit Dimension Films.
FROM MIFEDPeter Hewitt ("The Borrowers") is set to direct "Whatever Happened to Howard Smith," an English romantic comedy to be produced by West Eleven Films and financed by Intermedia.
The Motion Picture & Television Fund, whose maxim is "We take care of our own," took care of Edie and Lew Wasserman Saturday morning.
NBC has decided to pull Paramount Network TV's Nathan Lane starrer "Encore! Encore!" from its Tuesday lineup for the November sweeps.
"Lethal Weapon" helmer Richard Donner is taking a detour from action-packed feature pics to exec produce a syndie gameshow prospect for Paramount.