Leading retailers across different channels -- including Blockbuster Video, Best Buy, Reel.com and cable's QVC -- are reporting record consumer pre-orders for "Titanic" and are gearing up for the…
Castle Hill Prods. has acquired theatrical rights to four pics, including the quirky ensemble drama "Chicago Cab," featuring cameo appearances by John Cusack, Gillian Anderson and Julianne Moore.
The team of bankers responsible for billion-dollar, off-balance-sheet film financing done for 20th Century Fox and Universal Studios in the past two years has defected from Citicorp to Wall Street…
Mexico's fast-growing live entertainment company CIE is taking its SRO production of "Beauty and the Beast" to Buenos Aires.
With Latin repertoire hotter than ever, some 3,000 music industry execs and acts will converge on Miami Beach Tuesday for Midem's second annual Latin America & Caribbean confab this week. The…
New Line's supernatural actioner "Blade" swung into first place over the weekend, slicing off a studio-estimated $17 million and pushing Paramount and DreamWork's "Saving Private Ryan" out of the top…
Buena Vista Intl.'s "Armageddon" led the overseas marketplace, grossing close to $22 million, which included chart-topping performances in France and the U.K. and a Thai debut that was an all-time…
Former Malofilm Distribution president Yves Dion has been appointed president of Blackwatch Releasing.
The Food Network appointed Melinda Fishman as VP, programming and production, and Michael John Smith as VP, creative services.
Front Row, the cable pay-per-view movie service, has released better-than-expected buy-rate results for its first four months of business.
Sam Raimi's "A Simple Plan," Richard LaGravenese's "Living Out Loud" and Gary Ross' "Pleasantville" will receive world premiere gala presentations at the 23rd Toronto Intl. Film Festival, Sept. 10-19.