The new management team at Japanese production-distribution company Shochiku Co. is looking to maximize profits by dropping its line of artfilms and focusing efforts on a trimmer line of films more…
Touchstone Pictures has paid mid- against upper-six-figures for "Robot Killer," a pitch to be written by Cinco Paul ("Witch Hunt"), sources said.
Bad weather, time zone differences and a back-loaded schedule of events have helped limit CBS to the lowest-rated opening four nights of a Winter Olympics since 1984. The Eye's Nagano coverage has…
Films from Brazil, Germany, the Netherlands, Spain and Russia made the cut for the 1997 foreign-language Oscar category.
The red carpet will be rolled out in front of the Zoo Palast theater this evening as Jim Sheridan's IRA melodrama "The Boxer" kicks off the 48th Berlin Intl. Film Festival (Feb. 11-22).
Kino Intl. has picked up Carlos Marcovich's directorial debut "Who the Hell is Juliette?"
Bill Crawford has been named vice president, finance, NBC West Coast, it was announced by Jerry Petry, exec veepee, NBC Enterprises, to whom Crawford reports.
Saban Entertainment has upped Amy Goldberg to vice president, motion pictures.
While booming box office, a boost in the market share of locally produced features and a slew of hot projects in the pipeline from top directors have combined to lift the spirits of the Italian film…
A federal judge here says he will block next week's video release of Warner Bros. "Devil's Advocate" unless the studio can settle with a sculptor who claims the pic used his masterpiece without…