The Joffrey Ballet will open its new season tomorrow with a full-length, full-company production inspired by the music of Prince.
Just as it preps "Groundhog Day" for Feb. 12 release, Columbia Pictures has entered into negotiations to acquire husband-and-wife screenwriters Chris Miller's and Mary Hale's "Multiplicity" for…
During his 45 years in television programming, Bob Banner has been involved in many television "firsts." None was more personal, nor is remembered with more fondness, then "The Carol Burnett Show" on…
General Cinema Corp. said yesterday that it has formally changed the name of its subsidiary, Harcourt Brace Jovanovich Inc., to Harcourt Brace & Co.
In the week of the Golden Globe Awards and several off-season debuts, quality exclusive-run films held up strongly at the box office in regional release.
January is for the big folks. Adults are holding box office sway for the month, bolstering the performance of such mature-themed films as "A Few Good Men,""Scent of a Woman" and even "Aladdin" as…
Orion Pictures Corp. is advertising that it's back in the theatrical distribution business barely 10 months after its bankruptcy, but prez/CEO Leonard White readily admits it will have to prove…
Brad Hunt has been named executive VP/general manager at Hollywood Records, overseeing all day-to-day operations of the sales, marketing and promotion departments.
The 20th annual American Music Awards were distributed among diverse styles, with multiple honors going to Billy Ray Cyrus, Mariah Carey, Reba McEntire, Boyz II Men and Pearl Jam.
Jerry Crutchfield was tapped yesterday as president of MCA Music Publishing/Nashville.
Cinema Line Films--the new deep-pocketed development company headed by production prexy Stephen Randall--has scooped up the supernatural thriller "Ghosthunter" for a purchase price of $ 300,000…