Australia's Hoyts Cinemas unveiled plans Wednesday develop 300 screens in four Latino markets following its entry into Mexico and Chile.
MGM's Elisabeth Seldes is leaving her post as senior VP of production, but she'll stay attached to the stu-dio under an independent but exclusive contract to produce features for the MGM and UA units.
"Pop" and "MmmBop" gave a lift to Polygram's financial results in the first half of 1997, but a lack of hit movies put a dent in the company's otherwise buoyant figures.
In keeping with its habit of shelling out big bucks for talent, Universal Pictures has offered Michelle Yeoh $1 million to star opposite Martin Lawrence in the buddy action/comedy "Confucius Brown,"…
Signaling a move toward becoming a bigger force in the music industry while significantly raising its profile with cable viewers, the Box has merged with TCI Music.
Solid holds by Sony's "Men in Black," Warner Bros.' "Contact" and Paramount's "Face/Off," plus the surprisingly strong $16.5 million debut of Buena Vista's "George of the Jungle," led the overall…
Miramax's Dimension label has sealed a two-picture deal with the comedy-writing team of Craig Mazin and Greg Erb, based on a pitch the company just acquired in a pre-emptive strike for what sources…
Mexico's powerful broadcaster Televisa said on Monday that its chief corporate officer, Guillermo Canedo White, had resigned to pursue other interests.
Moscow's 20th International Film Festival unspooled Saturday in the newly refurbished Rossiya Cinema in the center of the Russian capital, confounding the expectations of many who had doubted that…
Igniting a project that has hovered in development for several years, Sigourney Weaver and Peter Cattaneo are set to team on the feature rendition of his Oscar-nominated short, "Dear Rosie," for 20th…