South Korea, reacting to local companies' pressure to keep licenses for cable TV in the family, has pulled the plug on plans to attract investment from U.S. and other foreign cable operators.
The AFM is gearing up for a record 249 companies selling indie films, which includes a big increase in foreign participants: 116, up from last year's 77.
LOS ANGELES TURNS on to the Grammys this week, as the city starts to gear up for the 35th annual awards show on Feb. 24, which will be televised from 8-11 p.m. from the Shrine Auditorium on CBS.
Domestic Film DAILY
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The Equalizer1Daily:$3.0M Cumulative:$37.1M Sony / Columbia -63.56%
The Maze Runner
The Maze Runner2Daily:$968,406 Cumulative:$58.9M Fox -77.28%
The Boxtrolls3Daily:$733,441 Cumulative:$18.0M Focus -84.99%
Studio Canal Plus, the film production arm of French pay-TV giant Canal Plus , has renegotiated its multipicture production pact with Warner Bros.-based producer Arnon Milchan.
Further entrenching its European presence, United Cinemas Intl. has bought out its local partners in Spain's biggest exhib, Cinesa. The move gives UCI, jointly owned by Paramount and Universal, full…
Anthony Hopkins, winner of last year's leading actor Oscar for "The Silence of the Lambs," has joined the cast of the 65th annual Academy Awards. This marks the third appearance on the awards show…
The historic Hollywood Palladium will close within three months, according to a management spokesman, because of a city-imposed curfew that the venue's owners claim is unworkable.
Despite all the talk about network TV's obsession with younger viewers, several veteran actors are showing up on development rosters for next season, including a pilot to star Faye Dunaway and…
On the heels of a middling 1992 theatrical distribution slate, the Samuel Goldwyn Co. is banking that "Mac" will catch political lightning on its way to commercial success.
Helena Bonham-Carter and Billy Barty have signed with 21st Century Film Corp.'s new Family Film Classics' division for the June starter "The Princess and the Pea," according to producer Patricia…