Enrique Ramirez Villalon, president and CEO of Latin America's largest theater chain, will be honored as International Exhibitor of the Year at ShoWest '99.
Denis Leary, due out next in Clint Eastwood's "True Crime" for Warner Bros., will topline and be one of the exec producers on the color-barrier baseball pic "The Eddie Klep Story" for DreamWorks.
Entertainment Film Distributors has pre-bought U.K. rights to "Complicity," a Scottish thriller starring Jonny Lee Miller, which is being financed by J&M Entertainment.
Maggie Monteith has joined Columbia Pictures Worldwide Marketing as VP of global strategic marketing.
Broadway bested the winter doldrums last week, as the overall B.O. grew by three quarters of a million dollars, for a total gross of $12,137,827.
Lions Gate's "Affliction" continued its reign at the top of the exclusives chart this past week bringing in $75,337 on nine screens in New York and Los Angeles.
MGM Pictures has promoted Elizabeth Carroll to senior vice president of production. She will report directly to president Michael Nathanson.
In yet another twist to its diversified international distribution operations, Universal has pacted with Sony for all international distribution of its pics on digital videodisc.
Beck will be the headliner at the online Hollywood Stock Exchange's Oscar night party. The affair at the House of Blues has been described as a "convergence of the digital world and Hollywood."
Because 2 million satellite subscribers are scheduled to lose their Fox and CBS feeds by April 30, broadcasters suggested Monday that the satcasting industry spring for antennas to make sure those…
Marquee Tollin/Robbins, the creative team behind the current theatrical hit "Varsity Blues," has cut multiyear production and development deals with both Warner Bros. and kids cabler Nickelodeon.