New Line Cinema, betting heavily on a remake of the John Cassavetes/Ben Gazzara 1976 cult pic "The Killing of a Chinese Bookie," is in final talks for a script from son Nick Cassavetes and a…
Star TV has expanded the reach of Viva Cinema, its all-Filipino movie channel, into the U.S. with cable deals in Guam and the Northern Marianas.
Sony Pictures Classics has hired 20-year film industry vet Tom Prassis to fill the newly created position of VP of sales.
A potentially life-saving, infrastructure-sharing agreement between embattled satcaster Australis Media's Galaxy TV and cabler Optus Vision (OV) was quashed in a surprise ruling by the Supreme Court…
Futuristic and prehistoric adventures provided the few thrills in an often-wilting foreign frame at the B.O.
Shares of Intl. Family Entertainment Inc. jumped 11% on Monday on renewed speculation that a deal is close for a purchase of the Family Channel's parent company.
The Norwegian government has let stand a price-fixing agreement between distributors and cinema owners in that territory until December of 1998, when the current contract expires.
After walking a "Thin Red Line" for Terence Malick, Woody Harrelson will move to Stephen Frears' "HiLo Country" for Polygram's Working Title, sources said Monday, confirming earlier reports (Daily…
Box office tracking company Entertainment Data Inc. has named David Penner senior VP and chief financial officer.
The network love-in is over and hard reality has set in. Save for a lone standout --- NBC's post-"Seinfeld" "Veronica's Closet" --- none of the 32 new series gracing Big Four schedules this fall is…
While "The Lost World: Jurassic Park" swallowed a T-Rex size $34.1 million gross in its sophomore outing, overall box office for the post Memorial Day frame was off 9% compared with this time last…