Buena Vista Home Entertainment has joined Pioneer in a deal to bring digital videodisc (DVD) products to the Japanese market, the two companies announced Monday.
Walt Disney TV has signed a development deal with standup comedian Sue Costello.
Columbia Pictures has dropped a bomb with its $500,000 against $1.3 million purchase of rookie scribe Jason Hightman's "World War III" as its tentpole event pic for the summer of 1999, the studio…
The $13.2 million debut of Paramount’s Morgan Freeman starrer “Kiss the Girls,” plus a strong hold from 20th Century Fox’s sophomore “Soul Food,” helped push the weekend to a felicitous $67.4 million…
Fox Searchlight's "The Ice Storm" solidified its position on top of the exclusives roster. Ang Lee's adaptation of Rick Moody's novel about two Connecticut families rang up $99,383 on three Gotham…
MCA Records and Refuge Records, the startup bowed by producer Don Gehman and manager Larry Frazin, have joint-ventured. Under the terms of the pact, MCA will provide marketing and promotion for the…
Citing a firm Dec. 12 release date for the Wes Craven-helmed "Scream 2," Miramax co-chairman Bob Weinstein said the company will embark on the most aggressive promotional and marketing campaign in…
Nelvana Ltd. executive VP Eleanor Olmstead will leave the company Oct. 31 to pursue other interests, the Toronto-based animation production house said Monday.
Two films about naked men triumphed at the eighth Dinard British Film Festival (Oct. 2-5).
Universal TV talkshows “Sally Jessy Raphael” and “Jerry Springer” had their season premieres on Sept. 22. Friday’s story on national syndie ratings was wrong, due to incorrect information provided to…
It's a camp lover's dream: B movies, 24 hours a day, seven days a week. And on Oct. 10, it becomes a reality with the launch of the B-Movie Channel, a place where "Attack of the Killer Tomatoes" is…