Fourteen-year-old Jason John Richter will be banking a cool million for Warner Bros.' "Free Willy" sequel, which goes before the cameras next month.
Spurred by the booming sell-through market in Canada, Astral Communications has moved its video duplication operations into a new, $ C8 million ($ 5.8 million) plant in the Montreal suburb of Town of…
ABC News president Roone Arledge praised the power of the Big Three broadcast networks in the face of a changing media landscape but expressed concerns about tabloid television in remarks at the…
Censorship in South Africa will come under scrutiny at the weeklong Limits of Liberty film festival in Johannesburg, featuring movies that have pushed the limits of good taste and sexual explicitness.
Faster than you can say "change reels," numerous exhibition and distribution executives were quick to express skepticism over Pacific Bell's announcement Monday that it would test a system to deliver…
When Warner Bros. CEO Robert Daly walked into the first post-merger gathering of senior Time Warner management in the Bahamas nearly five years ago, he felt a hand on his shoulder. It was a Time Inc…
Dack Rambo, who had roles on television's "Dallas," and "Another World" until he quit acting after disclosing he'd tested positive for the AIDS virus, died Monday. He was 53.
Traditional over-the-air broadcasting will remain a dominant force in the multimedia world of tomorrow, National Assn. of Broadcasters prexy Eddie Fritts promised in a speech kicking off the 1994 NAB…
MCA/Universal Home Video is expected to announce today that it will release triple Oscar winner "Jurassic Park" to homevideo on Oct. 4, delivering one of the most eagerly awaited titles since Disney…
Academy officials breathed something of a sigh of relief Monday as the prelude to Hollywood's biggest annual event went off uneventfully.
Universal's "The Paper" joined the exclusives roster last weekend, opening to decent numbers on a combined three screens in Los Angeles and New York.