Universal Pictures is moving the release date for John Woo's "Hard Target," starring Jean-Claude Van Damme, from the fall to Aug. 20. The company cited successful early test screenings and a desire…
The final tally is in: Virtually every major studio in Hollywood has declared it will not distribute movies theatrically that have had pay-per-view premieres on television.
John Fasano, who's scripting Cinergi's "Die Hard 3," has signed with the William Morris Agency, leaving his agency of the last three years, Intl. Creative Management.
Treating its host rather rudely, ABC's first American Television Awards were dominated by two NBC series: "Seinfeld" and the canceled drama "I'll Fly Away."
Continental Cablevision Inc. said revenues increased 7% to $ 287.5 million in the first quarter, ended March 31, compared with the same period in 1992.
NBC and ABC were tied through three weeks of the May sweeps, with an 11.7 rating each, before "Cheers" turned the lights out on any suspense in the monthlong ratings survey.
The fare is in the basket and the light is green for "Tollbooth," a quirky love story to be produced by Steven Wolf ("Scorchers") and written and directed by Salome Breziner.
"A League of Their Own" and "Hero" star Geena Davis is in final negotiations to star in Columbia Pictures' big-budget swashbuckler "Mistress of the Seas," sources said Friday.
Black Entertainment Television Inc. is negotiating to buy a majority interest in a Santa Monica pay-per-view action movie channel, company officials said Friday.
Last Week…$ 66,000,000 1992…$ 41,800,000 1991…$ 49,700,000 Year to date…$ 1,468,500,000 *1992…$ 1,427,700,000 1991…$ 1,608,600,000 * one week less
Arrow Releasing has acquired worldwide distribution rights to "Combination Platter," which won the Waldo Salt Screenwriters Award at the Sundance Film Festival, sources confirmed Friday.