News

SCRIPTER GETS A NOVEL IDEA

By

Screenwriter Doug Richardson, whose credits include “Die Hard II,” “Bad Boys” and “The Money Train,” is looking to branch out into book writing. Formerly at CAA, he’s joined William Morris, with…

Marketplace

DIRECT TO THE WORLD

By

As United Intl. Pictures enters its second quarter-century, the U.K.-based foreign distrib of Universal, Paramount and MGM/United Artists fare has become one of the most remarkable movie success…

‘Travels’ to end Oct.1

By

“Travels With My Aunt,” Graham Greene’s Off Broadway hit, will close Oct. 1 at the Minetta Lane Theater after seven previews and 199 performances. The Bill Kenwright production, adapted and directed…

BUZZINGS

By

Austin O’Brien, best known as the kid from “Last Action Hero,” has a pint-sized brother in the game. He’s Trever O’Brien, and he’s landed the lead opposite Anne Bancroft in Showtime’s “Homecoming,”…

LOCAL PIX MAKE GOOD

By

In answer to those who see UIP as simply a U.S. beachhead in foreign markets, company execs are at pains to point out that local fare is also grist to its distribution mill. “We like to pick up local…

Prexy predicts global golden age

By

The global cinema business is entering a new golden age unlike anything seen since World War II. So says UIP president and CEO Michael Williams-Jones. And as head of a foreign distrib powerhouse that…

MERCHANTS IN VENICE

By

The rain-swollen sirocco that blew in off the Adriatic Sept. 7 and flooded St. Mark’s Square under a foot of water might have been nature’s way of noting the winds of change sweeping across the…

  1. 1
  2. 26,581
  3. 26,582
  4. 26,583
  5. 26,584
  6. 26,585
  7. 27,997